Kapil Summan

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Scottish Legal News was pleased to attend a recent event in Edinburgh organised by the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association and hosted by the Society of Solicitors of the Supreme Court in Scotland where we heard from current Supreme Court judicial assistant (JA), Francesca Ruddy and former

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An outgoing Supreme Court justice has issued two "caveats" to "anyone" thinking of politicising judicial appointments to the UK's highest court – namely that the court deals with very few political cases and that observers often "get things wrong". At his valedictory ceremony yesterday, Lord C

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Sheriffs, summary sheriffs and lawyers at Glasgow Sheriff Court are to stop routinely wearing wigs and gowns in civil proceedings. Practitioners should hang up their court dress from March 2, a practice note from the Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin states.

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Judges are to dispense with wigs and robes in a decision that has been criticised as unwise given Scotland's "past-oriented, uncodified, system of law". Judges sitting in the Outer House of the Court of Session will stop wearing wigs and robes from next month, except when presiding over a heari

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