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Our Legal Heritage: Chrystal Macmillan

Chrystal Macmillan Annabel Twose of First 100 Years writes about Jessie Chrystal Macmillan ...

Published 19 July 2018

And finally... shell shock

A tourist was charged and fined after she brought an unexploded World War Two shell to Vienna airpor ...

Published 19 July 2018

Crown successfully appeals against JP’s decision to acquit ‘speeding driver’ over lack of corroboration 

A motorist who was acquitted of a speeding charge after a justice of the peace upheld a defence subm ...

Published 18 July 2018

Google fined record €4.3 bn for breaching EU antitrust rules

The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules by impo ...

Published 18 July 2018

Sheridan appeals decision to refuse him interest on defamation payout

Tommy Sheridan is appealing a decision to refuse him £200,000 in interest on a payout for defa ...

Published 18 July 2018

Breaches of home detention curfews up

Liam Kerr The number of criminals breaching home detention curfews rose last year, with more th ...

Published 18 July 2018

European legal bodies group warns against criminalisation of assistance to irregular migrants

Legal changes aimed at criminalising assistance to irregular migrants – meant to deter human t ...

Published 18 July 2018

East central Scotland continues to defy UK housing market trends

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) latest survey claimed properties are taking longer ...

Published 18 July 2018

Models of devolution subject of Lady Hale Edinburgh speech

Lady Hale The text of Lady Hale's speech delivered in Edinburgh in June has been published. Th ...

Published 18 July 2018

Cliff Richard wins major privacy lawsuit against the BBC

Sir Cliff Richard has won a major privacy lawsuit against the BBC over its coverage o ...

Published 18 July 2018

Women launch human rights challenge over ineligibility to inherit Lords seats

Paul Hardy Five women who are the daughters of hereditary peers are taking the UK to the E ...

Published 18 July 2018

Scottish courts library service wins top award

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Library Service has won the 2018 LexisLibrary Award for Excel ...

Published 18 July 2018

Edinburgh Tram Inquiry: Court rejects construction company’s appeal against release of ‘commercially sensitive’ reports

A construction company involved in the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry which challenged a decision by the inq ...

Published 17 July 2018

UK government failing to tackle age discrimination

A report published today has found that the UK government and the Equality and Human Rights Commissi ...

Published 17 July 2018

Katherine Gibson: What we can learn from infamous data breaches

Katherine Gibson Katherine Gibson, who recently spoke at a GDPR Summit in London, explains ...

Published 17 July 2018