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Van driver fails in appeal against parking charges for parking in private car park

A van driver who received no fewer than 22 penalty charge notices after parking his vehicle in a pri ...

Published 20 July 2018

Northern Ireland's Attorney General backs Scottish government in Brexit showdown at Supreme Court

James Wolffe QC The Scottish government has gained the support of Northern Ireland's law office ...

Published 20 July 2018

Glasgow City Integration Joint Board homelessness decision to proceed to judicial review

Mike Dailly Lady Paton has granted permission today for a petition to proceed for judicial revi ...

Published 20 July 2018

England: DPP Alison Saunders slammed by Justice Committee over disclosure failings

The Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecutions have been criticised by MPs on Westminster' ...

Published 20 July 2018

Israel: MPs approve Jewish Nation-State Law despite protests against 'apartheid law'

Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli lawmakers have come under sharp criticism after approving a law that ...

Published 20 July 2018

Organised crime gang member has jail term reduced following appeal over sentence ‘discount’

A man who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to being involved i ...

Published 19 July 2018

Justice council report reveals ongoing work from 'competition law to human trafficking'

Lord Carloway The Scottish Civil Justice Council has published its fifth annual report, which o ...

Published 19 July 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Chrystal Macmillan

Chrystal Macmillan Annabel Twose of First 100 Years writes about Jessie Chrystal Macmillan ...

Published 19 July 2018

Crown successfully appeals against JP’s decision to acquit ‘speeding driver’ over lack of corroboration 

A motorist who was acquitted of a speeding charge after a justice of the peace upheld a defence subm ...

Published 18 July 2018

European legal bodies group warns against criminalisation of assistance to irregular migrants

Legal changes aimed at criminalising assistance to irregular migrants – meant to deter human t ...

Published 18 July 2018

Models of devolution subject of Lady Hale Edinburgh speech

Lady Hale The text of Lady Hale's speech delivered in Edinburgh in June has been published. Th ...

Published 18 July 2018

Edinburgh Tram Inquiry: Court rejects construction company’s appeal against release of ‘commercially sensitive’ reports

A construction company involved in the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry which challenged a decision by the inq ...

Published 17 July 2018

Jenny Dickson: Prognosis for industrial diseases bill is uncertain

Jenny Dickson Jenny Dickson discusses the details of a bill that would give ministers the power ...

Published 17 July 2018

England: Trans woman launches landmark discrimination case against 'gig economy' company

Hayley Stanley A trans woman has launched the first-ever transgender discrimination claim again ...

Published 17 July 2018

Scottish Water ordered to pay homeowners £220,000 over property destroyed by sinkhole

A couple whose home was demolished after a water main burst in their garden and caused a sinkhole to ...

Published 16 July 2018