A former procurator fiscal has brought an unfair dismissal claim against the Crown Office.
Published 6 January 2020
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has received an additional £300,000 investment to help clear overdue post-mortem reports.
Published 23 December 2019
A woman has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged theft from the procurator fiscal's office in Aberdeen.
Published 29 October 2019
The trial of a prosecutor accused of sending “racially aggravated” and “offensive” messages has been set for this month.
Published 2 October 2019
A sheriff has questioned why the Crown brought charges against a doctor who used force against a boy who was misbehaving, The Scotsman reports.
Published 30 September 2019
One of the lawyers who worked on the Lockerbie bombing case has died at the age of 57.
Published 23 September 2019
There is a backlog of more than 14,000 unresolved criminal cases in Scotland's courts, The Sunday Post reports.
Published 16 September 2019
Prosecutors had to write charges out by hand after the Crown Office's iPad-based file system crashed yesterday, The Courier reports.
Published 10 September 2019
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is likely to be investigated over alleged failures as part of an inquiry into historical child abuse, The Sunday Times reports.
Published 7 May 2019
An infuriated sheriff has thrown out three cases after getting fed up with the lack of work done by the Crown.
Published 19 February 2019
A London-based company has admitted a health and safety offence after a falling barrier struck a young girl at a shopping centre in Glasgow.
Published 31 January 2019