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The High Court has ruled that a schoolgirl who has been fully radicalised by Islamic State propaganda must be removed from her parents. Mr Justice Anthony Hayden, sitting in London, said the 16-year old girl from east London was suffering psychological and emotional harm and could not continue livin

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Scottish Legal News is sponsoring this year's annual dinner of the Dundee Faculty of Procurators and Solicitors. The dinner will take place on Friday 18th September 2015 at 7pm for a 7:30pm start at the Invercarse Hotel. Carriages will be at 1am.

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Budget airline Ryanair has been told it cannot impose a two-year time limit on passengers' claims for compensation for long and unnecessary delays. Judge Platts at Manchester County Court ruled that the time limit could not be applied, referring to a Supreme Court ruling last year which said all air

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The Cabinet Secretary for Justice has announced the appointments of Colin Dunipace, Professor Jim Fraser and Dr Rajan Darjee as members to the Scottish Criminal Case Review Commission. The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission is a public body which was established in April 1999 by an Act of Par

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Pagan Osborne colleagues Jackie McRae (pictured) and Gillian MacNulty are getting themselves into deep water – but it’s all totally legitimate. The pair are taking the plunge to raise cash for Alzheimer Scotland by participating in the Great Scottish Swim next weekend (August 29).

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond MP will deliver the inaugural Thomas Muir lecture tonight as part of a series of events to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the pioneering Scottish advocate who was transported to Australia for the advocacy of democratic rights. The Thomas Muir Memorial Lecture

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Three men have become the first in Scotland to be convicted for running a sophisticated international money laundering scheme known as "cuckoo smurfing". Muhammed Hameed, 32, Shahid Aslam, 36, and Saleem Shikari, 52, each pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow to a charge under the Proceeds of

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A worker at Faslane Naval Base has been convicted of killing a man with a single punch after losing £1,000 at a casino in Glasgow. Kallum Delaney, 20, admitted punching 27-year old Robin Thomson outside the casino in the early hours of 23 September 2014, but claimed Mr Thomson had challenged him to

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An advocate’s voice is a prized asset, and members of the Faculty of Advocates have enjoyed some expert advice on how to use it and care for it. Bridget McCann, an actor for more than 30 years with credits including Taggart, River City and Still Game, and a coach in communication and presentation,

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