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An effective response to attacks on judicial independence should come from the bar, a senior American judge told an audience in Edinburgh last night. Nathan L. Hecht, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, delivered the Scottish Council of Law Reporting's 11th annual MacFadyen lecture on the t

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To mark the bicentenary of Session Cases this year, the Scottish Council of Law Reporting is asking readers to name their top three cases. It is thought that Session Cases is the longest continuous set of law reports still in production in the common law world outside the US, independence having mad

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David Adams of Compass Chambers has joined the Session Cases team for 2021. His appointment comes after Leigh Lawrie of Black Chambers stepped down after four years of law reporting.

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A judge of the European Court of Human Rights is to deliver this year's Macfadyen Lecture virtually.  The Scottish Council of Law Reporting has arranged for Judge Tim Eicke to deliver his lecture from Strasbourg at 6:00pm on Thursday 5 November.

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A postgraduate research scholarship launched to celebrate the bicentenary of the first publication of Session Cases in May 1821 has been awarded to Shona Warwick of the University of Edinburgh. Regular readers of SLN may recall reading about the scholarship offered by the Trustees of the Scottish Co

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The Scottish Council of Law Reporting has announced the appointment of four additional law reporters to the Session Cases team. The selection process involved an aptitude assessment as well as interviews conducted remotely by video link.

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Ampersand Advocates' Timothy Young has been appointed deputy editor of Session Cases, the Scottish Council of Law Reporting has announced. Mr Young called to the bar in 2013 and has developed a busy practice in commercial and public law. He is regularly instructed in the Court of Session and Sheriff

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Emma Toner of Compass Chambers has been appointed editor of Session Cases, the Scottish Council of Law Reporting (SCLR) has announced. Ms Toner, who had been deputy editor since 2016, succeeds Julius Komorowski, who has become a tribunal judge.

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The Scottish Council of Law Reporting (SCLR) has overhauled and relaunched its website at www.scottishlawreports.org.uk to give it a more modern, friendly and mobile device compatible look. The same wealth of information is still there including the popular links and resources page edited by Iain Ni

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