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US: Judge tells Trump he cannot block Twitter users, but he can mute them 

Donald Trump A federal judge has ruled that President Trump cannot legally block Twitter&n ...

Published 24 May 2018

New simple procedure does not change sheriff’s powers in dealing with undefended cases, appeal court rules

The Sheriff Appeal Court has published a judgment in three test cases concerning the court’s a ...

Published 23 May 2018

Compass Chambers Glasgow Conference 2018

Compass Chambers' Glasgow Conference will take place on Friday 1 June 2018 at 200 SVS (200 St Vincen ...

Published 23 May 2018

Lady Hale lectures on balance between privacy and publicity

Lady Hale In an address given in London this month, Supreme Court President Lady Hale look ...

Published 21 May 2018

Thorntons welcomes new addition to intellectual property team

Corrine Ward Thorntons has welcomed Corinne Ward to the firm as a solicitor in its intellectual ...

Published 18 May 2018

Blog: Outer House arguments over lawfulness of abortion treatment at home

Dr Robert Brett Taylor and Dr Adelyn L M Wilson summarise a judicial review case, currently at aviza ...

Published 18 May 2018

Man convicted of historical rape of sister and cousin wins appeal against ‘excessive’ nine-year sentence

A man who was sentenced to nine years‘ imprisonment after being found guilty of historical sex ...

Published 17 May 2018

Blog: Is it time for ‘knock-for-knock’ to be knocked out?

Laura Petrie The face of UKCS contracting is changing, and rapidly so with the introduction of ...

Published 17 May 2018

England: CPS fined £325,000 over loss of sensitive video recordings

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been fined £325,000 by the Information Commissioner&rs ...

Published 17 May 2018

Property professionals urged to help young homeless

Not having a place to call home is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves ...

Published 16 May 2018

England: European requalification rules relaxed to attract English lawyers after Brexit

Regulators in France and Belgium are allowing English lawyers to requalify even if they do not speak ...

Published 16 May 2018

UK police forces told to address concerns over facial recognition systems or face legal action

The UK’s police forces must address concerns over the use of facial recognition technology or ...

Published 16 May 2018

Police digital disclosure failings under Westminster spotlight

Police officers dealing with digital disclosure are under-trained and often unaware of what they are ...

Published 16 May 2018

Blog: Glendoe Tunnel – the collapse of reasonable skill and care?

Rebecca Barrass Rebecca Barrass looks at the litigation surrounding the Glendoe Hydro-Electric ...

Published 16 May 2018

MPs reject 'Leveson 2' for second and possibly last time

Brendan O'Hara Proposals for a second public inquiry into the conduct of the press have been de ...

Published 16 May 2018