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Tommy Sheridan fails in legal challenge for review of perjury conviction

Tommy Sheridan has had a legal challenge against a decision by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Co ...

Published 22 June 2018

Historical child sex abuse victims awarded £200,000 damages

A man who was found guilty of sexually abusing his step-daughter and her cousin over a number of yea ...

Published 21 June 2018

Offensive Weapons Bill to introduce 'tough' barriers on online sale of knives

Michael Matheson Under 18s will face new barriers to buying knives online, following the introd ...

Published 21 June 2018

Scottish government calls for Sewel convention to be enshrined in law following 'breach'

The requirement for the Scottish Parliament to consent to UK government legislation affecting devolv ...

Published 20 June 2018

Dame Elish Angiolini QC to review police complaints handling process

Dame Elish Angiolini QC Former Lord Advocate Dame Elish Angiolini QC is to review the processes ...

Published 20 June 2018

Ban on microbeads approved by Holyrood committee

Holyrood’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee today approved legislation th ...

Published 19 June 2018

European Court of Human Rights elects new section president

The European Court of Human Rights elected Vincent A. De Gaetano (Malta) as a new section presi ...

Published 19 June 2018

Sheriff rejects Russian Federation extradition request as an ‘abuse of process’

A former advisor to officials of President Vladimir Putin who was convicted in absence of fraud and ...

Published 15 June 2018

Just Employment Law backs the Jags for another season

Just Employment Law has pledged to back Partick Thistle Football Club for another season, putting ...

Published 15 June 2018

Challenges in tackling cross-border crime after Brexit highlighted

James Wolffe QC Scotland’s police and prosecutors could face “complex and far-reach ...

Published 14 June 2018

In pictures

The WS Corporate Law Conference kicked off this morning with insight from Graeme Colquhoun, h ...

Published 14 June 2018

Carl Bayley to explore tax planning for buy-to-let landlords at ETN seminar

Carl Bayley The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present a ...

Published 14 June 2018

UK government 'tore up constitutional rulebook' with EU Withdrawal Bill debate

The UK government "tore up the constitutional rulebook" yesterday after it won a vote to limit debat ...

Published 13 June 2018

Bill enabling pre-recording of evidence introduced to Holyrood

Michael Matheson Legislation to enable the greater use of pre-recording of evidence by child an ...

Published 13 June 2018

Blog: Cash, digital payments and data - all change?

Catherine MacPherson Catherine MacPherson considers issues on the horizon for the cash and digi ...

Published 12 June 2018