Case archive

Judge dismisses long-term prisoner’s legal challenge over failure to allow maximum 180-day home detention curfew

A long-term prisoner who claimed that the prison authorities acted “unlawfully” in failing to progress his application for home detention curfew has had his legal challenge dismissed.

Court of Session Outer House 24 July 2019

Widow fails in damages claim in medical negligence case against health board following husband’s death in A&E

The family of a man who died in hospital after being admitted to the accident and emergency department have failed in their claim for damages despite the health board accepting that its staff were “negligent”.

Court of Session Outer House 20 September 2017