New laws relieve land of permanent stigma over contamination, writes Nick Atkins.
Published 15 July 2015
Laura Hay (pictured) provides an update on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament after a Stage 3 debate on 17 June. The commencement date has still to be announced.
Published 9 July 2015
Families Need Fathers Scotland discuss the perils of a gendered definition of domestic abuse.
Published 8 July 2015
By Professor Alan Miller (pictured), chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission.
Published 6 July 2015
Published 1 July 2015
Michael Sheridan explores whether punishments dealt out under Scotland's new drink driving legislation are proportionate.
Published 30 June 2015
Ben Zielinski (pictured) discusses the Court of Session's reiteration that commercial common sense is only relevant to interpreting the terms of a contract if those terms are ambiguous.
Published 23 June 2015
Published 22 June 2015
by Catriona Munro, partner in the EU competition and regulatory team at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP
Published 15 June 2015
Professor James Chalmers discusses the legal requirements that require to be satisfied in order to render Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael's election void.
Published 28 May 2015
David McClements discusses the implications of a UN committee's interpretation of Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Published 26 May 2015
by John Fotheringham, associate at bto solicitors
Published 15 May 2015
Marco Rinaldi discusses a German case in which the employment rights of a footballer have been brought into line with those of other workers.
Published 11 May 2015
Robert Preston, of Living and Dying Well, an evidence-based think tank who are against proposed changes to the law on assisted-dying discusses the law as it stands both sides of the border.
Published 7 May 2015
Professor James Chalmers discusses the curious case of RR v HM Advocate HCJAC 34, summarised here.
Published 15 April 2015