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Public invited to give views on new sentencing guideline

Members of the public are being invited to give their views on a new sentencing guideline setting out the steps taken by courts in making sentencing decisions, and the factors which may be taken into account.

Published 12 June 2019

Esther Roberton to speak at SSC event

The Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (SSC) is delighted to announce that Esther Roberton, author of Fit For The Future, the report of the Independent Review of Legal Services Regulation in Scotland, is to speak at an open meeting on Thursday 16 May.

Published 14 May 2019

Scottish Sentencing Council to fund research on cognitive maturity and youth attitudes to sentencing

The Scottish Sentencing Council (SSC) has announced plans to commission a review on the current understanding of the development of cognitive maturity in young adults and a study exploring young people's attitudes to sentencing, including those of young offenders.

Published 25 April 2019

Esther Roberton to speak at SSC event

The Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (SSC) is delighted to announce that Esther Roberton, author of Fit For The Future, the report of the Independent Review of Legal Services Regulation in Scotland is to speak at an open meeting on Thursday 16 May.

Published 23 April 2019

In pictures... Supreme Court judicial assistants visit Edinburgh

Current and former Supreme Court judicial assistants (JAs) visited Edinburgh last week to regale practitioners with stories from the highest court in the land.

Published 5 March 2019