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30 Jun 16

Sheriff Appeal Court accepts power to admit late appeal

One party litigant given leave; another refused

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30 Jun 16

Lady Carmichael joins the bench

Ailsa Carmichael QC becomes 10th female senator

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30 Jun 16

Bribery self-reporting scheme extended a further year

Crown Office initiative now to run until June 2017

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30 Jun 16

Lawyer calls for united business front to keep Scotland in EU

"Explore every avenue", Burness Paull chairman writes

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29 Jun 16

Killers win human rights ruling over Scottish court delays, but no damages

Nine years in Scots courts for prosecution and appeals held excessive

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