Two professional footballers who were found to have raped a woman after a judge ruled she was “incapable of consenting” due to the effects of alcohol have had an appeal against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House — 29 November 2017
A legal firm which sought to challenge a decision by the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) to admit a number of complaints to further investigation has been refused leave to appeal to the Court of Session.
Court of Session Inner House — 28 November 2017
A party litigant who sought leave to appeal against a Sheriff Appeal Court decision refusing to allow his appeal to be received late has had his application dismissed by the Court of Session.
Court of Session Inner House — 24 November 2017
A challenge to the competency of a reclaiming motion which was designed to review not the interlocutor appealed against but an earlier interlocutor has been dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House — 21 November 2017
A homeowner involved in a legal dispute with a Scottish local authority has won his appeal after arguing that the council acted beyond its powers in imposing a condition attached to the award of grant assistance, which required property owners to pay their share of the cost of repairs to their tenement by the time the final account for the works was issued or be liable for the full costs.
Court of Session Inner House — 15 November 2017
An Iraqi Kurd who was refused asylum, humanitarian protection and human rights protection in the UK has had an application for leave to appeal rejected.
Court of Session Inner House — 9 November 2017
An assessor who challenged a decision by a valuation appeal committee to remove a property from a council tax valuation list on the basis that it was no longer a dwelling house has successfully appealed against the determination.
Court of Session Inner House — 31 October 2017
Judges reject sister’s appeal against appointment of guardian over ‘bias’ claim against mental health officer
A woman who challenged a sheriff’s order to appoint a local authority social worker as her brother’s guardian has had her appeal against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House — 24 October 2017
A Sudanese man who was refused leave to enter the United Kingdom to join his British wife and children has failed in an appeal against the decision.
Court of Session Inner House — 19 October 2017
‘Limbs in the Loch’ murderer refused permission to appeal in judicial review over ‘unlawful’ opening of mail
A prisoner has been refused permission to appeal against certain aspects of judge’s decision in his legal action against prison authorities for opening letters addressed to him.
Court of Session Inner House — 13 October 2017
Court of Session judge rejects party litigant’s application for permission to appeal dismissal of action
A party litigant who was seeking to reduce a will has had an application for permission to appeal against a sheriff’s decision to dismiss his claim and award expenses to the other side rejected.
Court of Session Inner House — 10 October 2017
A mother who sued a health board claiming that failures by hospital staff in the lead up to the birth of her child resulted in her baby being born with severe disabilities has had her appeal for damages dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House — 30 August 2017
Thousands of current and former employees involved in an equal pay dispute with Scotland’s largest local authority have successfully challenged the council’s job salary re-grading scheme after complaining that the process was “fundamentally flawed”.
Court of Session Inner House — 21 August 2017
A Latvian man convicted of shooting a police officer in the head with a pellet gun who challenged a decision by the Home Secretary to remove him from the UK on the basis that he had lived in the country for more than ten years has had his appeal against the deportation order dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House — 20 July 2017
A Chinese woman who claimed she would be persecuted if returned to her home country having had two children out of wedlock has successfully challenged a decision to refuse her application for asylum.
Court of Session Inner House — 4 July 2017