Monthly Archives: April 2003

(409)  RAJ JANDOO

The long-awaited trial of Raj Jandoo in connection with alleged offences on air flights between Edinburgh, Inverness and Stornoway in March 2004 was again postponed on 15 December, as Jandoo’s counsel, Donald Findlay QC, was otherwise engaged on behalf of … Continue reading

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(408)  MARK CLARK MBE

Mark Clark, the Scots lawyer who ended up training Iraq’s football team at the Athens Olympics in August 2004 (see No 377), has been awarded the MBE along with a number of other UK civilians for their contribution to the … Continue reading

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(407)  FOX-HUNTING DECISION AT JEDBURGH SHERIFF COURT

Trevor Adams, formerly hounds master of the Buccleuch Hunt, was found not guilty of offences under the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court on 10 December 2004.  The full opinion of Sheriff Kevin Drummond, narrating … Continue reading

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(406)  NIMMO SMITH TEARS STRIP OFF COUNSEL IN TOBACCO CASE

The Scotsman for 1 December 2004 reported a reprimand from Lord Nimmo Smith to Colin McEachran QC in connection with a complaint to the judge by Allan Wilson MSP about the length of time being taken by him to issue … Continue reading

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(405)  PAIRC ESTATE IN LEWIS – LAND REFORM ACT

The tenants of the estate of Pairc in the isle of Lewis voted on 30 November 2004 to pursue a community buy-out of the estate under the provisions of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 (see No 205).  The buy-out … Continue reading

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(404)  POLITICIANS IN COURT – SHERIDAN, WATSON, GALLOWAY

POLITICIANS IN COURT – SHERIDAN, WATSON, GALLOWAY Religionists (see No 393) were followed into the court room by politicians in late November and December 2004.  On 30 November Mike Watson, MSP for Glasgow Cathcart, was bailed in Edinburgh Sheriff Court … Continue reading

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