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Scottish Legal News endorses the sentiments expressed by The Guardian in its editorial today regarding the UK government's cynical machinations and lawbreaking around the Northern Ireland Protocol. "There is no good reason for the UK to sabotage relations with its European neighbours, but doing it t

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Lawyers have expressed their admiration for Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT QC, who is due to retire next month after celebrating his 95th birthday, Joshua Rozenberg reports. Crossbench peer, David Anderson, Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC, tweeted: "To the very end Lord Mackay remains a magisterial pre

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For as long as golf enthusiasts can remember, the PGA Tour has been the home of professional golf, synonymous with the top golfers and tournaments in the sport. This year saw the PGA Tour faced with a new competitor, in the form of Saudi Arabia and the LIV Golf Series. Faced up by Greg Norman, LIV G

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. Fury at UN human rights chief over ‘whitewash’ of Uyghur repression

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A Scottish actor who was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for sexual assault has successfully had the length of his sentence reduced by a year. Kevin Guthrie challenged his conviction and sentence, arguing that his legal representation at trial had been defective in its handling of evide

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The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the introduction of the Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill. The legislation, which is in two parts, makes changes to current law relating to bail and to the arrangements for the release of some prisoners and the support provided.

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Aberdein Considine has announced 11 senior promotions within its expanding legal teams. Nine lawyers, covering a range of legal disciplines including family law, corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, banking litigation and residential property and conveyancing have been promoted to the p

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PracticeEvolve Group, incorporating SOS and Linetime, are asking law firms to complete a comprehensive survey to generate a market report helping law firms prepare for the future. Law firms are not immune from the ever changing landscape. PracticeEvolve have already seen a shift in the demands of la

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A man who raps about robbing ATMs has been arrested on suspicion of robbing an ATM. Ladesion Riley, a 30-year-old from Houston, Texas recently released a YouTube video where he raps about frequently robbing ATMs out of state.

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House prices in Scotland are expected to rise amid a fall in buyer demand, according to the latest Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The outcomes of the May survey indicate that a balance of +15 per cent of respondents expect prices to rise over

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New legislation which proposes changes to the way imprisonment is used in Scotland has been published. The Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill will refocus the way remand is used, with an emphasis on remand being reserved for those who pose a risk to public safety, or those who wilfully fa

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A man has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh. Nicholas John Roske was allegedly found with a gun and a knife after his arrest near the justice's home in California early on Wednesday morning, The Washington Post reports.

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Civil Online users can now submit documents with a file size of up to 50mb for both ordinary cause and simple procedure. Solicitors can use Civil Online to submit documents for all types of ordinary procedure action and are also able to use the Civil Online API to transfer simple procedure claims di

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