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A worthwhile job

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Children Act: the results are in

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A worthwhile job

Taking up office as the Society’s President, Falkirk criminal defence lawyer John Mulholland wants to stay grounded in practice – and members to feel free to approach him to discuss issues of the day

All litigants are equal... but some more so?

Growing numbers of party litigants mean more occasions when courts have to consider the consequences of their failure to comply with procedure rules; and the degree of leniency shown is changing

Children Act: the results are in

A family lawyer analyses responses to the Scottish Government consultation on the Children (Scotland) Act, and concludes that the Act needs some updating but basically remains sound

The UNCRC: in our stride, or a giant leap?

Is implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into domestic law likely to mean a real change? A child law specialist considers the Scottish Government consultation

Power in the land

The Scottish Land Commission is taking a serious look at both rural and urban land issues and forming radical ideas in relation to both, as the Journal hears from chief executive Hamish Trench

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