lockdown



Reports to Crimestoppers hit record high during lockdown

Over the past three months, independent charity Crimestoppers has received a record number of reports from the public across Scotland on domestic abuse, drug dealing and child harm and neglect.

Published 27 July 2020

Lord Sumption admits to disobeying coronavirus rules when they reached 'absurdity'

Lord Sumption has admitted that he stopped obeying the coronavirus regulations when they began "reaching levels of absurdity".

Published 22 July 2020

Sean White: The virtual courtroom – experiences of an instructing solicitor

Sean White was an instructing solicitor in one of the first virtual appeal hearings before the Inner House of the Court of Session and in the first virtual Court of Session commercial proof. Here he discusses his experiences of the virtual courtroom so far.

Published 29 June 2020

Robert More: Criminal legal aid – why lockdown will soon turn to meltdown

Robert More makes some worrying predictions about legally aided criminal defence work in the wake of the lockdown.

Published 25 June 2020

Lord President vows no court solution will 'compromise fair trials'

No measure will be implemented to address Scotland's backlog of criminal cases that would compromise fair trials, the Lord President has said.

Published 19 June 2020

Changes to lockdown restrictions

Changes to Scotland’s lockdown restrictions were confirmed yesterday by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Published 29 May 2020

Donna Reynolds: A week in the life of a working mummy

Blackadders' Donna Reynolds details the trials and tribulations of life on lockdown. 

Published 22 May 2020

Strathclyde Non-Law Review makes for fine lockdown reading

Law students and faculty at Strathclyde University have been recommending books, films, TV shows, music and podcasts for people to enjoy during the lockdown in the form of the Strathclyde Non-Law Review.

Published 17 April 2020