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Crown must recognise court capacity in bringing prosecutions: Carloway

Lord President's conference address sets out further needs for system reform

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Inverness justice centre wins planning consent

Construction work set to begin in November

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Next steps announced towards digital justice

SCTS announces plans to develop model for potential legislation

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19 Sep 17

Scottish and Welsh governments propose EU Withdrawal Bill amends

List of more than 100 policy areas potentially affected is drawn up

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19 Sep 17

Faculty of Advocates' new arbitration service receives international backing

Launch takes place at conference on 29-30 September

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