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First major human rights ruling by appeals court

By SLAS Spokesperson

This case involves a challenge of a decision by a Temporary Sheriff on the grounds that a trial before such a person constitutes a breach of Article 6 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights an Fundamental Freedoms (the Convention) which guarantees to everyone the right to...


By SLAS Spokesperson

The new Convener is Mr. Andrew Anderson of Kilmarnock and the Vice-convener, Mr. Kenneth Swinton of Dundee. The committee is concentrating its efforts on examining the Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Bill, the most major revision of land tenure of our time and therefore worthy of careful study.

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