It has been proposed that courts in Scotland should be open on Saturdays, primarily as a means of tackling alcohol-related crimes. Kenny MacAskill, chairing the Scottish Police Board, discussed the proposal at a recent consultation.
Experts call for justice safeguards shake-upHerald ScotlandFormer High Court judge Lord Bonomy's high-powered panel has proposed far-reaching safeguards that would see historic features of Scots Law ditched along with the centuries-old requirement that two separate pieces of corroborating evidence are needed ... […]
Forbes1000 Year Old Viking Gold Found By Treasure HunterForbesA hoard of Viking gold and silver over 1,000 years old was discovered by a retired businessman with a metal detector in a Scottish field. Derek McLennan made the find that is being hailed as one of the most significant Viking hoards ever discovered in ...and more » […]
Irish IndependentHuge Viking treasure hoard linked to IrelandIrish IndependentThe hoard falls under the Scots law of treasure trove, which provides for a reward to be made which is judged equivalent to the market value of the items. Mr McLennan is no stranger to finding treasure. He was part of a group that discovered more than ...Gold items among major Viki […]