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The Scottish government is currently working on new laws aimed at preventing homelessness. They aim to strengthen housing rights and prevent homelessness through earlier interventions. While Clan Childlaw welcomes the intention to prevent homelessness, we are concerned that the proposals – if

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David J Black reminds the powers that be of the separation of powers. It goes without saying that all those who are in the business of dealing with the intricacies of legal process enjoy harvesting the ripened fruits of historic precedent. These can go back a long way, but not often as far as the 5

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It was Robert Burns who wrote: "Facts are chiels that winna ding, and downa be disputed." He was of course writing about royalty in his 1786 poem, A Dream. Burns was most certainly not thinking of future Scottish legal expenses when he penned these words! Yet as with much of the Bard's work, there i

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New approaches to protecting and restoring nature are the theme of recent publications by NatureScot and the (UK government) Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, writes Neil Collar. The availability and shortcomings of legal tools are key factors in achieving those objectives.

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The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day last month was #breakthebias. The focus was on establishing “a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination". When I started out studying law at the University of Aberdeen in 2006, I was very aware that the majority of my c

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Singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was celebrating earlier this month after winning a copyright battle in the English High Court over his 2017 hit Shape Of You, the most-streamed song ever on the platform Spotify, with more than three billion plays. The case came to court after grime artist Sami

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Andrew Stevenson Solicitor advocate Andrew Stevenson, secretary of the Scottish Law Agents’ Society, comments on the 'partygate' scandal, which has reached its denouement.

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