Similarities in sex offences in mutual corroboration case were not sufficient to overcome 17-year time gap, appeal court rules
A man found guilty of sexual offences against two children almost 17 years apart has had his conviction quashed following an appeal.
Court of Session Inner House 31 May 2018
A man found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice while being held on remand by phoning friends on the outside to bribe a witness not to identify him in an ID parade after he had been accused of attempted murder had his appeal against convicted rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 5 June 2018
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
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 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
Rangers Football Club were not required to pay the costs of a former chief executive’s defence to criminal proceedings brought against him, appeal judges ruled.
Court of Session Inner House 23 June 2017
A Scots lawyer who has was found guilty of professional misconduct has failed in an appeal against a decision to strike him off the roll of solicitors.
Court of Session Inner House 2 February 2017
A man who claimed he was sexually abused as child in a Catholic school more than 50 years ago has failed in an appeal against a judge’s decision that the action was time-barred.
Court of Session Inner House 13 January 2017
A supermarket which claimed that the opening of a rival store less than one mile away reduced its value has had an appeal rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 3 November 2016
An appeal by the occupiers of the so-called “Independence Camp” against a move to evict them from the grounds of the Scottish Parliament has been rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 31 October 2016
A Ugandan woman who came to the UK to join her husband after he was granted refugee status has successfully challenged a decision by the Home Secretary to refuse her application for “indefinite leave to remain” as a victim of domestic abuse.
Court of Session Inner House 31 May 2016
Scots legal firm successfully challenges SLCC decision to dismiss complaint against lawyer over scope of solicitor’s duty
A Scots law firm whose complaint to the legal complaints watchdog about the conduct of a solicitor from another firm was ruled ineligible has successfully appealed against the decision.
Court of Session Inner House 28 January 2016