News / 2009

SCOTTISH LAW COMMISSION - EIGHTH PROGRAMME OF LAW REFORM

By SLAS Spokesperson

The Scottish Law Commission has issued a brief report as to the present position with regard to law reform and has invited comments on proposals for the eighth programme of law reform and has also invited suggestions as to topics which may be suitable for reform.  This is effectively a blank...

PRIOR PLANNING PREVENTS P*** POOR PERFORMANCE

By SLAS Spokesperson

It was no doubt kindly meant and possibly quite helpful but when the Crown Court judge in Northampton passed a note to defence counsel in these terms during the conduct of a dangerous driving trial, it was deemed to have had an effect on that lady's confidence such that the conviction resulting...


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