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Wendy Sinclair-Gieben, His Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland (HMCIPS), has announced her resignation and will be stepping down from her post with effect from 31 August 2024. Ms Sinclair-Gieben has been in post for six years and is the eighth person to hold the post since the Pr

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The growing importance of AI and technology for the legal sector has been examined at a conference hosted by the Law Society of Scotland. Legal technology experts told attendees at the annual Legal Tech Conference, held in Edinburgh yesterday that the Scottish sector must be willing to adopt AI and

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A man impersonating a cop unwittingly pulled over an actual police officer in an unmarked car. The New Orleans man turned his illegally installed flashing lights on as he pulled behind the real detective.

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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has concluded that the Faculty of Advocates' complaints process is overly complex and extremely challenging to navigate, especially for lay complainers. In a new report the SLCC made five statutory recommendations for improvement: for Faculty to improv

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Cybercrime has risen by almost 120 per cent in Scotland in the last four years, according to new data. Crimes recorded by the police in Scotland increased by four per cent between 2022-23 and 2023-24 new figures from the chief statistician show.

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been freed from prison under a tentative plea deal with the US Justice Department, according to reports. Assange was indicted by US prosecutors on 17 counts under the Espionage Act and one count under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in relation to WikiLeaks publ

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A Dundee woman who sold jewellery and ornaments online made from illegally traded ivory taken from the tusks of elephants has been fined £1,400. Joyce Bell, 67, made money from selling the carved ivory items to customers, many in China, between 2016 to 2022.

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