Case Reports

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A man charged with being in possession of a class A drug with intent to supply has had his challenge to a decision to postpone his trial for five months refused. It was argued that the sheriff’s decision was “oppressive, erroneous and contrary to law”, but the Criminal Appeal Court ruled that

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The UK Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal of a campaign group challenging consent to build a windfarm on Shetland granted in 2012. Sustainable Shetland (SS) challenged a consent for a large windfarm in the Central Mainland of Shetland granted under s.36 of the Electricity Act 1989 on

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Legislation which gives foreign states “blanket immunity” from the jurisdiction of the courts of the UK in respect of employment disputes concerning embassy staff breaches human rights law, appeal judges have ruled. The Court of Appeal in London held that sections 16(1)(a) and 4(2)(b) of the Sta

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Two men who were sentenced to life imprisonment for murder have failed in their appeals against conviction after the Criminal Appeal Court dismissed their claims that no reasonable jury properly directed could have returned guilty verdicts. Jonathan Mackinnon and Stefan Millar were each sentenced to

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An appeal by two landlords against a decision requiring them to pay a tenant thrice the deposit for a lease which they failed to timeously repay has been refused by judges in the Court of Session. An Extra Division of the Inner House comprising Lord Drummond Young, Lord Malcolm and Sheriff Principal

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that the European Commission acted correctly in rejecting a complaint brought by an airline against a competition authority’s handling of its case against an airport authority over alleged abuse of a dominant position in the internal market. In 2008 eas

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