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Scottish Legal Aid Board wins appeal against judge’s ruling to revoke grant of legal aid

The Scottish Legal Aid Board has successfully appealed against a judge’s ruling to reduce its ...

Published 24 May 2018

JUSTICE Scotland to host judicial lecture and launch police station legal assistance report

Kelvin Gallery, University of Glasgow, Thursday 7 June 2018, 5.30pm-6.30pm Lady Scott, Senat ...

Published 23 May 2018

In pictures

Congratulations to LLB student Eamonn Mitchell who was awarded the Carnegie Vacation Scholarship b ...

Published 23 May 2018

Widow’s legal action against son and daughter-in-law over sale of family home dismissed

A widow who sued her son and daughter-in-law following a dispute over the sale of the former family ...

Published 22 May 2018

Scott Blair in legal first for Union Terrace Gardens

Scott Blair Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen has taken a critical step on the road to transfor ...

Published 22 May 2018

Appeal against sentence allowed after sheriff ‘misdirected’ herself on question of discount

A man who was jailed for 22 months for throwing a paving stone through a neighbour’s window ha ...

Published 21 May 2018

In pictures

  This weekend saw the opening of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. HM Lord Hi ...

Published 21 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

UK government to strengthen Brexit position through Lords appointments

The UK government is planning to strengthen its position on Brexit through a series of a ...

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

Lords Select Committee appointed to examine Bribery Act 2010

The House of Lords has today appointed an ad hoc select committee to consider and report on the Brib ...

Published 17 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

Celtic fan loses human rights challenge to ‘offensive behaviour at football’ law

A Celtic supporter accused of breaching “offensive behaviour at football” legislation by ...

Published 16 May 2018

Stalker successfully appeals against ‘excessive’ custodial sentence

A stalker who was sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment for acting in a “bullying, offens ...

Published 15 May 2018

Professor Joe Thomson passes away at 70

Scottish lawyer and academic Professor Joe Thomson passed away over the weekend at the age of 70. H ...

Published 14 May 2018