Woman to bring civil case against man acquitted of raping her A woman is suing a man acquitted of her rape for £100,000 in damages, The Guardian reports. Stephen Coxen, 23, from Lancashire, who was accused of raping the former St Andrews University student in September 2013, was acquitted at the High Court of Justiciary in 2015.
Civil society under threat, EU fundamental rights experts warn Civil society is under threat in many parts of the EU, according to a new report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). Given the vital role civil society plays in upholding democratic processes and in promoting human rights, decision makers need to
NewLaw wins £100,000 payout for badly injured motorcyclist A motorcyclist who was badly injured after being involved in an accident with a lorry has been awarded £100,000 following an eight-day liability proof before Sheriff Katherine EC Mackie in the All Scotland Personal Injury Court. John McIntosh, represented by NewLaw
Ably appoints Lara Paterson to new legal division Ably Resources has appointed Lara Paterson to head up the firm’s newly established legal division. With over 20 years’ experience supporting clients across the UK and internationally, Lara brings a wealth of legal recruitment knowledge. Joining her on a consultancy
Faculty honoured to chair First Minister talk The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has kicked off a series of Faculty of Advocates-supported talks by politicians on the theme, “Scotland After Brexit”. The Vice-Dean of Faculty, Angela Grahame QC, chaired the event by the David Hume Institute, which has