Case archive



Christian-run bakery ‘unlawfully discriminated’ against gay man for refusing to make ‘gay cake’

The Christian directors of a bakery “unlawfully discriminated” against a gay man in refusing to ...

20 May 2015

Prisoner to be awarded damages for use of ‘disproportionate’ restraint by G4S during hospital visits

A prisoner who claimed the restraint used by security officers to take him from jail to attend hospi ...

19 May 2015

Inner House dismisses appeal against windfarm application refusal

A company whose application for planning permission to develop a windfarm was refused has failed in ...

Court of Session Inner House — 18 May 2015

Criminal Appeal Court clarifies when a judge can reject plea in mitigation given without supporting evidence

The Criminal Appeal Court has issued an opinion clarifying the circumstances in which a sheriff can ...

14 May 2015

Prison officer fails in damages claim for injury sustained during riot training exercise

A prison officer who was injured while taking part in a riot training exercise has had an action for ...

13 May 2015

NHS 24 sues company over call handling software contract dispute

NHS 24 is suing a software company following a contractual dispute over the terms of an agreement to ...

12 May 2015

Schoolboy hit by bus awarded £8000 damages after judge rules driver was ‘negligent’

A schoolboy who was hit by a bus while “larking about” with friends on the pavement as the vehic ...

Court of Session Outer House — 11 May 2015

Man injured by falling ice fails in damages action against Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

A man who sued the fire service after he was injured when ice and guttering fell from the roof of a ...

Court of Session Outer House — 8 May 2015

Scotch whisky producer wins appeal to register ‘Jura Origin’ as a trade mark

A Scotch whisky producer has won an appeal to register the words “Jura Origin” as a trade mark i ...

England and Wales High Court — 7 May 2015

Father fails in appeal against refusal of contact with child despite sheriff’s ‘out of date’ decision

A father whose attempt to secure parental rights and responsibilities together with contact with his ...

6 May 2015

Man facing extradition has application for disclosure and recovery of documents refused

A Glasgow man who is facing extradition to the United States to face $2.7 million fraud charges has ...

5 May 2015

ECtHR rules article 6 right of dismissed Republic of Macedonia judge violated by biased court

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has unanimously ruled that a court in the Republic of Mac ...

European Court of Human Rights — 1 May 2015

Supreme Court orders UK government to comply with EU pollution directive

The UK Supreme Court has ordered the UK government to deal with the country's air pollution problem ...

UK Supreme Court — 30 April 2015

Home Secretary wins appeal against Lord Ordinary’s decision on application for leave to remain

The Home Secretary has successfully challenged a Scottish judge’s decision that her refusal of a P ...

Court of Session Inner House — 29 April 2015

Man found guilty of having indecent images of children fails in appeal but has extended sentence quashed

A man found guilty of exchanging sexually explicit mobile phone messages with a 13-year-old girl and ...

28 April 2015