Kapil Summan

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Lawyers have strongly objected to a suggestion from the Lord President that breaches of court safety rules during the lockdown may constitute contempt of court and said any members threatened with this sanction will be offered free representation. In a message published yesterday, Lord Carloway emph

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Scotland is becoming a state in which the population is forced to conform to the vision and values of the ruling elite, a new book argues. In The Justice Factory: Can the Rule of Law Survive in 21st Century Scotland?, author Ian Mitchell suggests that the country is on the road to becoming an author

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The 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Nuremberg Trials is to be celebrated with a ceremony this evening.  The event, to be held in Courtroom 600 – the historic site of the trials at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany – will comprise a speech and a pane

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The UK government regards devolution as an "inconvenience", which can "simply be ignored" when deemed appropriate, Lord Hope of Craighead has said. His comments came before the government suffered a defeat over the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill when peers in the House of Lords voted

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Lawyers have voiced their opposition to any entrenchment of remote justice following comments from the Lord President that Scotland's legal system will not return to the status quo. Since the lockdown in March, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has developed new digital court inf

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A former Supreme Court president has warned that when a society deprives people of the right to challenge the government in court "you are in a dictatorship; you are in a tyranny". In a discussion on the Internal Market Bill, Lord Neuberger, David Neuberger, a former president of the Supreme Co

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Lord Keen of Elie QC has been praised for his honourable resignation this week by senior legal figures who have predicted that the UK government will have "difficulty" in replacing him. Lord Keen left his post after a debacle that arose over a government bill. His erstwhile colleagues now

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The Advocate General for Scotland, Lord Keen of Elie QC, has offered his resignation to Prime Minister Boris Johnson following a debacle arising over a government bill. The UK Internal Market Bill allows ministers to “disapply” rules agreed over the goods that cross between Britain and N

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