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.
KaleidoScotKirk stalls on allowing ministers in same-sex marriagesKaleidoScotThe church is not yet wrestling with the wider issue of affirming same-sex marriage as a Christian institution, he insisted, but simply accepting a newly-minted term in Scots law. Rev Lezley Stewart, from Edinburgh's Greyfriars Church, rejected calls ...Same-sex marriage ministers decision delayedScotsmanall 34 news articles »
The Conversation UKA tale of two nations: why the Scottish nationalists outperformed Plaid CymruThe Conversation UKAnd Scotland retained many significant aspects of statehood, such as Scots Law and a separate education system. This enabled it to pull far ahead of Wales in terms of administrative devolution: Wales got its first Secretary of State in 1964; […]
ScotsmanMan in court battle for right 'to die with dignity'Scotsman“He is seeking clarification of Scots law to learn if, should his circumstances deteriorate further, anyone who assisted him would face prosecution for helping him end his life. “Gordon has the full support of his family and friends who, although they ...and more »