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.
Rare legal manuscript home againThe Times (subscription)Known as the “Marchmont Manuscript”, the book on Scots law, which was bought at auction for £16,000, is an important addition to the university's collection. The manuscript is written entirely in Lowland Scots and contains Regiam Majestatem, the ...and more »
The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven ReporterSheriff told the lightest of punishments for assault man could affect career prospects of the wannabe sailorThe Dumbarton and Vale of Leven ReporterI am satisfied that the impact of a conviction of this type on you would be so significant that I will grant you an absolute discharge. I […]
The CourierMedieval text in hands of Hume's alma materThe CourierA medieval book which once belonged to the Scots poet Alexander Hume has been bought by St Andrews University for £16,000. Known as the Marchmont Manuscript, the book on Scots law was gifted to Hume by his uncle in 1582. It is now part of the ...