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24 Jun 19
On May 6 1999, the first election for the Scottish Parliament was held. Devolution in Scotland in those twenty years has answered many questions, and posed many more.
03 Sep 19
Our Cashroom roadshow will be in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Ayr, Perth and Aberdeen this Autumn. It will covers the key aspects of compliance, inspection and certification for all Cashroom staff.
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
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
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
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
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