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A Diary of Injustice in Scotland  Live bookmark  

Author: Peter Cherbi  

PARTISAN JUDGE: Accused of sexual misconduct, rage unbefitting a judge - Trump’s SCOTUS nomination Brett Kavanaugh still looks likely to succeed amid partisan Republican efforts to load the judicial dice
JUDICIAL REGISTER: ‘Judges should register their interests’ says former Judicial Investigator – as Holyrood Justice Committee set to consider SIX YEARS of work, evidence and backing from MSPs & Public Petitions Committee
JUDGE SCANDAL: Dark side of Scotland’s judiciary reveals how judges & courts covered up scandal hit judges - from fraud, tax avoidance, alcohol related violence to the wife-beating Sheriff - who all avoided action from Crown Office & Police
TOP OF THE COPS: Police Scotland media team in row over “wrong” word in transcript of top cop explaining away suspension, demotion & reinstatement after male-led cop tribunal cleared him from FIVE allegations of serious sexual assault
IMMUNITY LORD: Conflict judge who failed to declare interest in case linked to his son - upholds Lord Advocate immunity from common law claims in £9M Rangers Admin action - which was initially to be heard by the Lord Advocate’s judge wife
JUDGE THE JUDGE: In public and on camera, Senate Judiciary confirmation hearings for US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh demonstrate public, media & elected politicians have a right to know & question views of candidates for the judiciary
THE COP FACTOR: Scottish Police Authority refuse to release documents on sex assault case top cop who wants to be Chief Constable - now, new info said to contain more complaints & references to ‘interaction with another officer’
PROBE CONFLICT: £604K public cash inquiry magnate Ex Lord Advocate appointed to investigate Police complaints – linked to lawyers representing cops facing complaints

Highland Lawyer  Live bookmark  

Author: A lawyer working in the North of Scotland  

If you are interested in the law, particularly as to how it applies in Scotland; or the use of IT, particularly but not exclusively in lawyer's offices; or possibly even in programming; or if you are just hoping for some puns, sarcasm, or other low level intellectual humour, feel free to read on when I can actually find time to post something.

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Style Continuing Power of Attorney
Tartan Nation
Kant get service – putting it through the Mills
View through a Crystal Ball darkly…
Paying the Victim Bill
Torrents of Abuse
Reach out and Touchscreen

The Paisley Snail  Live bookmark  

A selection of Scottish law-related links gathered together for ease of reference. A meeting place for all those interested in Scots law, citizenship and education - with ginger beer and snails.

A statue proposed for May Donoghue
The Forth Valley MiniTrials 2017
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2017
The Forth Valley MiniTrials 2017
New SCTS video on jury service
Stirling Sheriff Court hosts Primary School MiniTrial
New Year Honour for MiniTrials
"Top Marks for MiniTrials" - Edinburgh 8 October 2016