Inner House



Crofting Commission wins appeal court ruling preventing tenant crofters erecting wind turbines

The Inner House at the Court of Session has upheld a decision made by the Crofting Commission denying crofters permission to erect land-based wind turbines on the grounds that the result would be "detrimental to the interests of the land owners".

Published 14 September 2020

Conor Gearty: Johnson’s behaviour made the Supreme Court case about the very existence of the rule of law

Conor Gearty, professor of human rights law at LSE Department of Law, offers his initial thoughts on the historic Miller/Cherry judgment.

Published 25 September 2019

Supreme Court finds against Boris Johnson on ‘fundamental constitutional principles’

The Supreme Court's judgment handed down today upholds that of the Inner House to the effect that the advice of the Prime Minister given to the Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful, but does so on different grounds "calling upon what it takes to be fundamental constitutional principles rather than the standard grounds of judicial review", a constitutional expert has told Scottish Legal News.

Published 24 September 2019