Monthly Archives: November 2005

(596)  CULLED FROM THE COURTS: DREICH HOOSE IN DREGHORN?  

CULLED FROM THE COURTS: DREICH HOOSE IN DREGHORN?   Thanks to our literary critic Gillian Black for the following learned reference from the dreich hoose beside St Giles’ kirk in Edinburgh, per Lord Glennie on 13 September 2006: The action … Continue reading

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(595)  COCK-A-DOODLE-ASBO?

COCK-A-DOODLE-ASBO? On 8 September 2006 Scottish Borders Council failed to obtain from Selkirk Sheriff Court an interim anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) to require Mr Kenneth Williamson of Selkirk to prevent his cockerel Charlie from crowing in the garden of his … Continue reading

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(593)  DISCIPLINING LAWYERS: BILL PASSES STAGE 1 

  The Scottish Parliament approved the general principles of the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Bill in a Stage 1 debate on 7 September 2006.  The main features of the Bill are: (1) creation of a new independent Scottish … Continue reading

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