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Blogs: Scottish Law
Author: Peter Cherbi
RISING SON: Scotland’s top judge Lord Gill forced to stand aside from Court of Session case because QC “relative” on respondent’s legal team is judge’s son
LORD FLY-BYE: Scotland's courts in the slow lane as judges prefer law conferences, business & 'diplomatic' trips to life on the bench
GOLD SWAGGER: Police Swoop at Edinburgh law firm sparks legal fight by Chief Constable for ownership of £1Million ancient gold crown
LORD'S ATTACK: Scotland’s top judge lashes out at Judicial Complaints Reviewer transparency call to Scottish Parliament for register of judicial interests proposal
LORD NO-NO: Scotland's top judge spends one year ‘in-hiding’ over Scottish Parliament proposal to create register of judiciary’s vast secret wealth, business connections & vested interests
MSPs seek detailed views from ‘scripted’ Top Judge & Justice Secretary as Holyrood Committee move for full Parliament debate on Register of Judicial Interests
PROCEEDS OF CRIME: Judicial Interests investigation reveals top Sheriff Principal has shares in company fined £13.9million for Iraq bribes case & mining giant caught in China bribe scandal
Register of judicial interests 'good for judiciary and good for public' says Judicial Complaints Reviewer in written evidence to Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee
Author: Iain Nisbet
Bringing you the latest and best in Scots law news, views and reviews.
Corroboration abolition opposed
Scotland’s Future – Absolvitor’s Questions Answered
Syria, Chemical Weapons and International Law
Falkland Islanders “Better Together”
Human Rights for the Commonwealth
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill
Court Service’s Online Makeover
DLA Piper’s Glasgow office under threat
Author: Brian Inster, Inkster's Solicitors
Explores crofting law and provides insights into this complex area of law.
New Landlord Crofting Commissioner
Did the 2010 Act Equalise Availability of Crofting Grants?
A pivotal year for Crofting Law
All quiet on the crofting law blog
Croft Registration now Compulsory
The Crofting Law Sump
Crofting Law Conference 2013 in Tweets
Common Grazings and the Lewis Gathering
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.
Style Continuing Power of Attorney
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
Author: Jonathan Mitchell QC
Scots law and practice
Judicial conduct and complaints
Beyond parody: Miss World and South Lanarkshire
What’s wrong with South Lanarkshire?
Standing in public law cases
Legal aid in the Upper Tribunal: update on what’s happening
Representing victims of trafficking in Scotland
Forthcoming conference: Scottish Public Law Group
The Court of Session meets article 6 of the ECHR
Author: Bruce de Wert
Should I move out?
Divorced but still owning a house together?
North of Scotland property review of 2013 and prospects for 2014
Housing boom predicted – but not consistent rising prices…yet!
Will my husband’s children inherit from me?
Separation agreements and transfer of title
Housing market confidence!
Property 2013 – the prospects for Caithness and Sutherland
Author: Hector L MacQueen and Scott Wortley
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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.
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2013
Being a juror
What is the Supreme Court?
Visit Court on your computer?
Happy 10th Anniversary to MiniTrials
Edinburgh MiniTrials 2012
The Paisley Snail Conference - 25 & 26 May 2012
South Ayrshire MiniTrials 2011
Reporting on news and issues of justice, law and politics, from Scotland.
EXPOSED: The Court of Session Clerk who downloaded child porn & whispered in the ears of Scotland’s top judges
Scottish Government spend £800K of public cash on the appointment of 6 new Sheriffs as Courts look for business
The Lord President’s £60Million stained glass window - Parliament House & Court of Session display their “Hidden Gem” in Edinburgh fringe exhibition
All rise for 18th Century as Scottish Court Service announce cull of local courts in new delivery of justice services for Scotland
Scottish Information Commissioner rejects call for honesty in Holyrood petition proposal to amend law on inaccurate & false FOI responses from public bodies
MSPs to question Scottish Information Commissioner over proposal to amend law on inaccurate & false FOI responses from public bodies
Publicly Funded Scottish Arbitration Centre lawyers to ‘arbitrate’ contractual disputes with Scottish Government says Legal Affairs Minister Roseanna Cunningham
FREQUENT FLYER: Law Society Chief Exec Lorna Jack gets £7K a year publicly funded Highlands & Islands Airports board position from Scottish Government
Author: Gavin Ward
Showcasing and contributing to Scots and other laws from around the globe.
Avoiding the Excessive Reading Trap: How to Advance Your Legal Blogging
Great Part-Time Opportunities for Law Graduates & Law Students in the UK
Solicitors’ Negligence?: Lawyers Sued For Not Clarifying that Divorce Means End of Marriage
Evidence Thresholds for Making an Asbestos Claim
Law, Technology and Design
Pain For Much Gain: Biggest Compensation Payouts
How to make life easier for your loved ones once you’re gone
UK legislation and regulations to protect employees and employers