Monthly Archives: March 2006

(622)  PROMISES, PROMISES: BE BLOODY, BOLD AND RESOLUTE

  Martin Hogg draws our attention to Dowager Countess of Cawdor v Earl of Cawdor 2007 CSIH 3, issued on 10 January 2007.  The case discusses the unique Scots law doctrine of unilateral promise, with Stair’s Institutions being the main … Continue reading

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(621)  RING OUT THE OLD, RING IN THE NEW

2006 produced some vintage material for Scots Law News, although we are aware of a few loose ends left hanging round by our less than intensive approach to researching stories for our readers’ delectation.  What happened to Charlie the anti-social … Continue reading

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(620)  NEW YEAR’S HONOURS LIST

Scots law names catching the eye in the Honours list published on 30 December 2006 were Alexander McCall Smith, Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at Edinburgh (but a CBE for services to literature rather than law – why not both?), … Continue reading

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(617)  MISBAH RANA/MOLLY CAMPBELL CASE

  The appeal by the father of Misbah Rana (also known as Molly Campbell) against the court order to return his daughter from Pakistan to Scotland (see No 612) was adjourned by the Islamabad Supreme Court on 8 December 2006 … Continue reading

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