Scots lawyers massively in favour of retaining wigs and gowns

A survey conducted by Scottish Legal News has found that a majority of lawyers favour the use of court dress after a practice note from the Lord President this week precipitated a debate on the wearing of wigs and robes/gowns.

Published 6 November 2019

Decision to dispense with judicial garb comes in for criticism

Judges are to dispense with wigs and robes in a decision that has been criticised as unwise given Scotland's "past-oriented, uncodified, system of law".

Published 4 November 2019