Monthly Archives: November 1997

(13)  Copyright, the Internet and the Shetlands (1)

On 24 October 1996 Lord Hamilton in the Outer House of the Court of Session granted interim interdict to stop the Shetland News from including within its World Wide Web site a link to the home page of a rival … Continue reading

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(12)  Roman treasure trove at Cramond

In November 1996 a statue of a lioness was found in the bed of the River Almond where it enters the Firth of Forth at Cramond near Edinburgh. The statue was removed from the river in January 1997 and found … Continue reading

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(11)  Sex Equality at the Hawick Common Riding (2)

In the Hawick Common Riding case, the claim of sex discrimination (see No 8 below) was held relevant in Jedburgh Sheriff Court in April 1997, but the judgment of Sheriff Brian Reid is the subject of an appeal (see further … Continue reading

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(10)  Over the Sea to Skye (2)

Mr Donnie Munro was not elected Labour MP for Skye (see No 4 below), but on 4 July 1997 the Scottish Office announced that the price of toll tickets for the Skye Bridge sold in bulk, previously £2.51, would be … Continue reading

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(9)  Assessing Research in the Scottish Law Schools

Assessment of the quality of research in the Scottish law schools during the period from 1 April 1992 to 31 March 1996 followed hard on the heels of the assessment of teaching quality in Scottish law schools mentioned below (No … Continue reading

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(8)  Sex Equality at the Hawick Common Riding (1)

The Hawick Common Riding commemorates the feats of Hawick men who in 1514 ambushed English soldiers in the area and captured their flag, the “Hexham pennant”. The Riding has been a men-only event since the 1930s. Four women joined the … Continue reading

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