High Court

New sentencing guidelines approved by High Court

The High Court of Justiciary has approved a new sentencing guideline developed by the Scottish Sentencing Council aimed at increasing public knowledge and understanding of the sentencing process in Scotland.

Published 20 July 2021

Trials on the silver screen: Juries to sit in ODEON cinemas this month

Plans to conduct High Court trials using remote jury centres are now underway and the first trials are expected to start at the end of September.

Published 10 September 2020

Academic warns Constitutional Court is being created without democratic oversight

The High Court bench that heard the Miller case against prorogation was essentially a constitutional court, formed without any democratic debate, an academic has said.

Published 12 September 2019

England: High Court judges to be given salary boost amid recruitment crisis

High Court judges are to be given a salary boost in an attempt to stem the judicial recruitment crisis, The Guardian reports.

Published 6 June 2019

England: Judicial Assistants scheme launched for High Court

The High Court of England and Wales has launched a new judicial assistants (JA) scheme.

Published 22 May 2019