Published 4 March 2020
Published 3 March 2020
Sheriffs, summary sheriffs and lawyers at Glasgow Sheriff Court are to stop routinely wearing wigs and gowns in civil proceedings.
Published 26 February 2020
Law students are the single group most in favour of abolishing court dress entirely, according to a survey conducted by the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA).
Published 5 December 2019
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
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