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Response calls for study of English experience first
Chris McGarvey joins from Pinsent Masons
18 Apr 19
February figures show 0.2% average fall
"Wings over Scotland" blogger Campbell fails in defamation action
End of April deadline for intending devils
Common law and artificial life
Presiding with Kindness
Cases of the paperless will
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Artificial intelligence is going to impact on legal practice, but how far will the law itself have to adapt? We take up the subject with a leading practitioner as high-profile events explore the issue
A solicitor from the Society’s Public Policy team writes on the need to promote understanding of fatal accident inquiries, of which some high profile hearings are in the pipeline
Comments from the Law Society of Scotland on the main issues covered in its annual report for 2017-18, now available online
Can our judges “Preside with Kindness”? Some have tried; others’ eyes may have been opened by two visiting judges from the USA. The Journal went to hear them speak
Decisions from Queensland under a statute that recognises testamentary wishes recorded in any form, can point the way for Scots law, given modern attitudes to digital over paper communication
An Upper Tribunal decision setting standards of fairness in a social security appeal, in the context of information before the tribunal, has implications for administrative justice generally