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Appeal against conviction for attempting to pervert the course of justice rejected

A man found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice while being held on remand by phon ...

Published 5 June 2018

Community impact of serious organised crime highlighted

Michael Matheson Changes in serious organised crime, its impact in communities and the potentia ...

Published 4 June 2018

Projects exploring barriers to children's views being heard receive Scottish government funding

Annabelle Ewing The Scottish government is funding two projects aiming to explore the barriers ...

Published 4 June 2018

Man who claimed Romania was complicit in CIA rendition suffered various ECHR violations

A man who claimed Romania allowed the United States Central Intelligence Agency to transport him to ...

Published 31 May 2018

Facebook and Google hit with billion euro lawsuits as GDPR takes effect

Facebook and Google have been hit with a series of lawsuits, in the wake of GDPR of c ...

Published 28 May 2018

ECtHR: Malta ordered to pay out €20,000 after banning Scottish play

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Malta to pay €20,000 to a theatre company and th ...

Published 15 May 2018

Appeal judges reject legal challenge to ‘lack of statutory defence of coercion’ by alleged human trafficking victim accused of drugs offences

A man accused of growing cannabis and being concerned in the supply of the class B drug who claimed ...

Published 2 May 2018

TLT among top clean energy advisers globally

Maria Connolly TLT has been ranked among the most active clean energy advisers in the world by Clea ...

Published 2 May 2018

England: GP falsely accused of rape by 'serial fantasist' not entitled to reimbursement of legal costs

A retired GP falsely accused by a “serial fantasist” of being involved in a paedophile ring has ...

Published 30 April 2018

Tumbling Lassie 2018: Disrupting trafficking networks

Eric Robertson Advocate Eric Robertson recalls some powerful perspectives on targeted law enforceme ...

Published 25 April 2018

Judges publish reasons for rejecting Rangers chairman’s appeal against court order to make £11m share offer

Appeal judges have published their reasons for rejecting a challenge by the chairman of Rangers Foot ...

Published 13 April 2018

US: Disgraced lawyer forced clients to have sex with him for legal services

A lawyer accused of exchanging sex for legal services has been sentenced to 80 years’ imprisonment ...

Published 10 April 2018

Conviction of man who posted image of swastika-adorned Himmler upheld by ECtHR

A man who was arrested and convicted of using symbols of unconstitutional organisations after he pos ...

Published 6 April 2018

Record number of ECtHR cases closed in 2017

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, which oversees the implementation of European Cour ...

Published 5 April 2018

Torture investigator orders new Bahrain death penalty hearing

Acting on recommendations from UK-trained torture investigators, Bahrain’s Attorney General has re ...

Published 29 March 2018