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Observing partner partially clothed ‘not a criminal act’

Viewing one’s partner naked does not constitute voyeurism, appeal judges have ruled.   ...

Published 20 September 2018

Financial health check of Scottish legal sector shows revenue boost for larger firms

A financial health check of Scottish law firms has indicated that increasing work volumes have boost ...

Published 20 September 2018

Credit reference agency slapped with £500,000 fine over cyber attack failures

Elizabeth Denham The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Equifax Ltd with a &p ...

Published 20 September 2018

System to rehabilitate domestic abusers comes to Dundee

A system aimed at rehabilitating domestic abusers is to be introduced in Dundee and Perth and Kinros ...

Published 20 September 2018

Cafe run by former offenders could be a recipe to reduce violence

Humza Yousaf A new café serving up second chances for former offenders has opened in Gla ...

Published 20 September 2018

CJEU: European arrest warrant regime subsists until Brexit occurs

The notification, by the United Kingdom, of its intention to withdraw from the EU does not have the ...

Published 20 September 2018

Jail for gang caught in supply of £1.7m worth of drugs

Four men caught with significant quantities of cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin have been jailed ...

Published 20 September 2018

Ian Paisley survives UK's first MP recall petition

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley has narrowly survived the first ever recall peti ...

Published 20 September 2018

Special AFLA event on new guidance in family actions

Pictured (L-R): Lady Wise, Lynda Brabender QC, Lord Brailsford and Ruth Inne ,QC Famil ...

Published 20 September 2018

Majority of women to decide case in UK's highest court for first time ever

Lady Hale Women will make up a majority of the judges hearing a case at the UK's hi ...

Published 20 September 2018

Sir Crispin Agnew QC to speak at environmental conference

Sir Crispin Agnew QC is speaking at the UKELA (Scotland) Environmental Conference which takes p ...

Published 20 September 2018

Lawyers end climb on high, raising triple their target for amputee charity

Colleagues at a city law firm aimed high to help an amputee charity – raising more than trip ...

Published 20 September 2018

And finally... high tide

Police have issued a warning to beachgoers not to take home giant bundles of cannabis that have star ...

Published 20 September 2018

Ex-councillor loses appeal against conviction for sending anti-Muslim text messages to lover

A former councillor found guilty of behaving in a “threatening and abusive manner which was li ...

Published 19 September 2018

Evidence of child witnesses must be open to testing, says Faculty

An important proviso has been added by the Faculty of Advocates to its support for legislation which ...

Published 19 September 2018