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.
Maintenance, Needs and FairnessFamily Law WeekIf this is Scots law, presumably it resembles what a Scot considers to be morally and ethically fair maintenance provision following a divorce. With English law allowing for lifetime maintenance – do we really have such a different sense of fairness to ...
The Scottish SunNicola Sturgeon's new bill set to nail spouses who psychologically abuse their partnersThe Scottish Sun“The psychological scars left by emotional abuse can have devastating effects on victims. This will help police and prosecutors hold abusers to account.” The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill will bring Scots Law into line with England and Wales. It […]
Crown wins appeal against sheriff's ruling that European Arrest Warrant did not state a crime in Scots lawScottish Legal NewsA sheriff's decision to discharge a man who was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant after ruling that the crime narrated was not an offence in Scots law has been overturned following an appeal. Miroslaw Lisek […]