Monthly Archives: February 2003

(396)  GORDON JACKSON’S SLIP IRRELEVANT

Gordon Jackson QC MSP, against whom an important professional negligence claim has been laid (see No 368), has himself lost a negligence action against Edinburgh City Council in respect of a slip on untreated ice in the city’s Johnston Terrace … Continue reading

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(395)  HALLOWEEN NEWS: BARON COURT OF PRESTOUNGRANGE PARDONS WITCHES: TRICK OR TREAT? 

HALLOWEEN NEWS: BARON COURT OF PRESTOUNGRANGE PARDONS WITCHES: TRICK OR TREAT?  Scots Law News No 366 drew attention to the activities of the baron court of Prestoungrange and Delphinton which are occurring despite – or perhaps because of – the … Continue reading

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(394)  NAKED RAMBLER: WHO BARES, WINS

The story of Steve Gough, the Naked Rambler (for which see Nos 306 and 307) has been dramatised by Dave Smith and Euan Martin in a play entitled Who Bares, Wins.  The play, currently in rehearsal, will be touring the … Continue reading

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(393)  RELIGION IN PARLIAMENT HOUSE

October 2004 saw issues of religion – or at any rate, connected to religion – heading into the Court of Session.  On 12 October an action began before Lady Paton, between the Free Church of Scotland and the Free Church … Continue reading

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