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Three American teenagers were arrested after allegedly stealing a goat which one planned to use as part of a joke when asking a girl to his school prom. Jacob Michaels, 17, told police he intended to ask the girl: "Would you goat with me to prom?"

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The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on government plans which could result in some people being denied access to legal representation when they are accused of a crime. The Law Society, the Criminal Law Solicitors Association (CLSA) and the London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association (LCCSA)

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Survivors of historical abuse in care or in institutions in Scotland are being asked to help shape the recently announced Inquiry into historical abuse at events in Edinburgh in the coming weeks. Additional meetings in Edinburgh and Glasgow are being arranged by the Centre for Excellence for Looked

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House sales exceeded £15.3 billion in 2014, according to statistics published by Registers of Scotland (RoS). A total of 93,875 sales took place across Scotland in 2014, the highest annual figure since 2008, and an increase of 11.6 per cent compared to the previous year.

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Journalist John Forsyth discusses the state of Scots law in the wake of recent Supreme Court cases overturning decisions of the Inner House.

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A property developer who took a loan from a bank for the purchase and development of land in 2007 but which the bank argued was merely for the purchase of the land has won his appeal in the UK Supreme Court after it held the bank made a legally binding promise for sums covering both purchase and dev

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Law firm bto solicitors has announced the appointment of James Ferguson as a consultant to service its insurance clients’ needs in Northern Ireland. Mr Ferguson is a partner of Ferguson and Company, a Northern Irish firm based in Belfast which has an established insurance practice.

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Scottish legal business DWF is opening an office in Dubai to support its clients across the construction, energy, insurance and transport sectors in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This will be the firm’s first office outside of the UK and Ireland.

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Shoosmiths has been selected by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to report on and register all of their landholdings, following a tender process. The firm will be required to process around 400 titles for the SFRS as a result of a statutory obligation imposed by the Scottish government, a

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Deputy first minister John Swinney has announced the development of a land and property information hub for Scotland. The keeper of the Registers of Scotland Sheenagh Adams (pictured), will lead a task force to develop an online system that will allow users to find out comprehensive information abou

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Police are looking for grave robbers who dug up the 200-year-old skeleton of a Scottish magistrate and left his bones scattered around a churchyard. The remains of Stephen Williamson were strewn around the churchyard and police believe his skull may have been stolen as it has not been found.

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