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Tag: scots law

First Minister defends independence of Scots law

Scotland’s High Court of Justiciary must be the final court of appeal in Scots criminal law and not the UK Supreme Court, First Minister...

Fraser case adjourned – row rumbles on

Newsnetscotland.com correctly predicted earlier this week that the Nat Fraser judgement would cause controversy.  That situation continues today after Fraser appeared before the High...

First Minister – Hands off Scottish Justice

First Minister Alex Salmond and Justice Secretary Kenny McAskill last night launched a major offensive against the British Supreme Court for interfering in Scottish...

Nat Fraser wins appeal – Scots Law on trial

EXCLUSIVE In what is surely a turning point for the Scottish legal system, if not a full-blown crisis, the Supreme Court in London...

An “East/West” legal split?

by James Aitken, Law and Legal Affairs Editor It has been an interesting few weeks for the legal profession in Scotland. I should start...

Independence of Scots Law at risk from Scotland Bill

by Alex Porter Scottish Lib Dem peer and former Depute First Minister of Scotland Jim Wallace has inserted an amendment in the Scotland...