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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

Blog: Partnership of Theseus

Frances Ennis Frances Ennis looks at a recently issued judgment of the the Inner House in ...

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

Blog: Red letter day for Christian Louboutin

Colin Hulme Luxury French shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, appears to be close to winning a ...

Published 21 June 2018

Australia: Apple fined $9m for misleading consumers

Tech giant Apple has been fined $9 million by a federal court for telling iPad and iPhone users it c ...

Published 21 June 2018

Judges reject rape accused’s appeal to lead evidence of previous consensual sexual encounter with complainer

A man accused of rape who was seeking to question the complainer about a previous consensual sexual ...

Published 20 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

Pro bono success for elderly woman

Roddy McIlvride An 84-year-old woman says she will be “forever grateful” to the Fac ...

Published 20 June 2018

England: Teenager jailed for breaching anonymity of sexual offence victims

A teenager has been sent to jail after she named two girls on Facebook who had been sexually abused ...

Published 20 June 2018

Legal challenge against ‘fracking’ ban fails after judge rules no prohibition in place

A petition seeking judicial review of the Scottish Government’s purported ban on “fracki ...

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

Sex offender has sentence reduced following appeal

A man who was jailed for two years after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a friend while she w ...

Published 18 June 2018

Macdonald Henderson advises on acquisition of UK’s northernmost brewery

Macdonald Henderson has advised Viking Mead Ltd on its acquisition of the UK’s northernmost br ...

Published 18 June 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Jacqueline Moore to lead new department

Jacqueline Moore Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigrati ...

Published 18 June 2018

Holyrood committee makes qualified recommendation of Prescription Bill

A Holyrood committee has recommended that the general principles of the Prescription (Scotland) Bill ...

Published 18 June 2018