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Following the BBC Disclosure programme investigating how a Scottish lawyer now convicted on historic child abuse charges ‘hid’ his crimes for decades, the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland has urged the Scottish government to reform the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act

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Via Rebecca Samaras on LinkedIn: "Congratulations to our Edinburgh Law School Diploma in Professional Legal Practice students Jennifer Wells Nathaniel Phelan and Rachael Cartwright winners of the UK Student Mediation Competition 2023 which took place over the weekend SOAS University of London. "Than

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Controversial legislation requiring trade unions in certain public services to ensure a minimum level of service during strike action has moved closer to becoming law. The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill, which will affect the likes of rail, ambulance and fire service workers, was approved in

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A McDonald's restaurant beset with anti-social behaviour has turned to classical music in a novel bid to calm youngsters. A decision to play classical music in the evenings was taken after an incident where dozens of youths allegedly brawled, set off a fire extinguisher and threw signs and coins at

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The number of drug treatment and testing orders commenced in 2021-22 was lower than in any of the previous eight years, new figures from Scotland's chief statistician show. There were 360 drug treatment and testing orders made in 2021-22. The average figure for the preceding eight years wa

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Following two rounds of consultation, the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has published updated rules which will apply from 1 April 2023. The changes are intended to ensure that the rules reflect a digital and paperless focus in the SLCC’s operations and engagement with the profess

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