Kapil Summan

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From the well-known like the Moorov doctrine and hamesucken to the obscure like stouthrief, Scots law is replete with distinctive phrases and expressions. And with the interest in the Scots language currently on the rise, we thought we would ask Scotland's lawyers to engage in a little lockdown levi

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SLN's editor reviews Trials of the State: Law and the Decline of Politics by Jonathan Sumption. Though apt to be caricatured as some sort of anti-judge in the post-prorogation world, iconoclast jurist Jonathan Sumption—in this, his first popular legal book—echoes Montesquieu wh

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The Society of Solicitor Advocates has expressed opposition to the suggestion by the Scottish government that juries be abolished in solemn trials for the duration of the coronavirus emergency. The option, which was tabled again by the Scottish government last week but which is not expected to appea

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