Monthly Archives: November 2001

(305)  LORD ADVOCATE PRESENTS THE CASE FOR A SUPREME COURT

  A modern solution for a modern government was how the Lord Advocate, Colin Boyd QC summed up proposals for the establishment of a UK Supreme Court on 21 January 2004, presenting the case for the establishment of a Supreme … Continue reading

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(304)  WEST LOTHIAN QUESTION AGAIN

  As Tam Dalyell, the person who first asked the ‘West Lothian question’ in the 1970s, announced on 13 January 2004 his impending retirement as MP for West Lothian, so his question – why should Scottish MPs have a say … Continue reading

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(301)  HONOURS LIST 2003

  The New Year’s Honours List for 2004 saw the award of a KCMG for David Edward, who had just retired as the UK judge in the Court of Justice of the European Communities.  Sir David, who had previously been … Continue reading

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(300)  SHERIFF COURT (AND LAW COMMISSION) CULTURE

SHERIFF COURT (AND LAW COMMISSION) CULTURE   Scots Law News is indebted to Professor Kenneth Reid who has taken time off from law reform to draw our attention to M, Appellant 2003 SLT (Sh Ct) 112,  and the following dictum … Continue reading

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