Monthly Archives: June 2003

(421)  BLOGGING SACKING  

Joe Gordon (37), who worked for Waterstone’s book store in Princes Street, Edinburgh, was dismissed for gross misconduct early in January 2005.  Gordon had made comments about his employer in an online diary, or blog, entitled the Woolamaloo Gazette, sometimes … Continue reading

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(418)  WAVERLEY LINE

WAVERLEY LINE On 6 January 2005 campaigners for re-opening of the Waverley railway link between Edinburgh and the Borders (closed in 1969) held a march to mark the 36th anniversary of the line closure.  The Bill for the re-opening of … Continue reading

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(417)  NEUTRAL CITATION ARRIVES IN THE COURT OF SESSION

Somewhat belatedly, the Court of Session hanselled 2005 by introducing a neutral citation system for referring to its judicial decisions.  Such systems were introduced internationally in the late 1990s so that one could tell from the citation the year of a decision … Continue reading

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(416)  SCOTS LAW NEWS AWARDS 2004: RESULTS

SCOTS LAW NEWS AWARDS 2004: RESULTS Scots Law News is pleased to announce the results from its annual awards ceremony, held at a secret location on Hogmanay 2004.  Winners in each category are asterisked below.  Also, Robbie the Pict and … Continue reading

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