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.
Maclay Murray & Spens LLP | March 20 2014Linex Legal (press release) (registration)The power to make orders for interdict (the Scots law equivalent of injunction) is reserved to the Court of Session and therefore will not be available to claimants before the CAT in a Scottish case. This is likely to encourage claimants to bring their ... […]
ScotsmanTop QC warns court reform will damage Scots lawScotsmanTHE leader of the Scottish bar has warned of long term damage to Scots law by the government's court reform programme. James Wolffe QC, dean of the Faculty of Advocates, criticised plans to move the bulk of civil cases from the Court of Session to the ...and more » […]
Bill to make Scotland 'hostile' for people traffickersBBC News... bill develops the work of Labour's Jenny Marra who put forward her own bill designed to define the crime of trafficking in Scotland for the first time, enshrining the UN's Palermo Protocol, which looks to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking ...and more » […]