Case Reports

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Two social workers who were found in contempt of court for failing to comply with a child contact order made by a sheriff have successfully appealed to have the decision quashed. Judges in the Inner House of the Court of Session ruled that the social workers’ conduct “did not amount to a lack of

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An environmental group which challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to grant planning permission for a new secondary school to be built in the Fife countryside has had a petition for judicial review dismissed. A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the council’s decision was “law

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The Supreme Court has ruled the UK government’s benefit cap which restricts unemployed claimants to £500 a week in total welfare payments is lawful but that the policy is incompatible with the government's obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

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Disabled tenants in private or social housing could be given greater protection from eviction following a judgement from the UK’s highest civil court. The Supreme Court this week ruled that a court must give detailed consideration to a defence to a landlord’s claim for possession by a disabled t

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A woman detained in a Scottish hospital under mental health legislation who challenged a warrant which was granted for her transfer to Holland had had an appeal against the decision refused. Sheriff Principal Derek Pyle (pictured) heard that the appellant “K” was detained in April 2014 within Ne

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A property developer who took a loan from a bank for the purchase and development of land in 2007 but which the bank argued was merely for the purchase of the land has won his appeal in the UK Supreme Court after it held the bank made a legally binding promise for sums covering both purchase and dev

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