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Tag: supreme court

Profoundly problematic?

By Molly Pollock On 17 October 2021 Dominic Raab, the UK Government's Justice Secretary, told the Sunday Telegraph that...

The Tories have “no plan, no roadmap, no thought, no intelligence”

Molly Pollock takes a look at Independence Live's interview with A C Grayling and picks out some highlights that particulary struck her...

Does Brexit vote underline Scotland is not a country, but a...

By Alf Baird Anyone can see from recent events the constitutional powerlessness of Scotland as a nation, and how empty is any notion of Scottish...

Independence will only happen if we’re prepared to break some rules

Commentary by Christopher Silver It should come as no surprise that the UK Government has all but ruled out granting the Scottish Parliament the ability...

Setback for nuclear test veterans as UK Supreme Court dismisses damages...

By a Newsnet reporter  Veterans who claim to have endured illnesses after being exposed to radiation from the UK’s Christmas Island test explosions in...

Lib Dem Wallace accused of not trusting Scotland’s judges after delivering...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scottish Lib Dem peer Lord Jim Wallace, has been accused of snubbing Scotland’s top judges after rejecting a call for Scots law...

UK Supreme Court refuses to overrule Scottish Parliament

By a Newsnet reporter  The UK Supreme Court has refused to uphold an appeal lodged by insurance companies against legislation brought in by the...

Lord Steel resigns from advisory role in protest at Supreme Court...

by G.A.Ponsonby  Veteran Lib Dem politician David Steel has quit as an advisor on Scottish ministerial standards following the row over the role of...

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill proved guilty – of defending Scots law

The row over the Supreme Court shows no sign of abating, with claim and counterclaim by the Government and its opponents.One thing which seems...

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...