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.
The NationalTetchy Tories 'in panic' over Article 50 case against ScotsThe National... will be put forward by Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC who argued in his written submission to the Supreme Court that Holyrood's consent is needed for Article 50 as Brexit becomes inevitable and will mean the repeal of the large body of Scots […]
The NationalPat Kane: Don't kill off all the lawyers just yet – technology will catch up with them as wellThe NationalFindlay (whose public persona has mixed up sectarian headline-grabbing, emotional vulnerability and an unbending commitment to Scots law) will also be defending the ex-Rangers director Craig Whyte against fraud charges next April,. We peer at […]
Lord Wallace: Holyrood may have Brexit legal roleBBC NewsHolyrood may have to be given a legal role in the Brexit process, according to a former Advocate General for Scotland. Lord Wallace advised the UK government on Scots law during the Conservative-LibDem coalition. He argues there is a "clear role" for ...