Monthly Archives: July 2006

(644)  SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION 2007: THE UNION CHALLENGED?

? To the obvious amazement, disbelief and discomfiture of the other parties (not to mention Westminster, Whitehall, the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer), the SNP became the largest party in the Scottish Parliament after the election held … Continue reading

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(643)  JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS: JAB AND COUNTER-JAB

Sheriff Douglas Cusine, formerly a professor at Aberdeen Law School, entered the controversy about the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (see previously No 463) with a critical article published in the Scots Law Times on 26 January 2007 (2007 SLT … Continue reading

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(642)   SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT LEGISLATION SECOND SESSION

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT LEGISLATION SECOND SESSION   The Scottish Parliament concluded its second session on 29 March 2007.  81 Bills were considered altogether in the session, of which 15 fell or were withdrawn.  Of the Bills previously mentioned in Scots Law … Continue reading

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(641)  PRISONERS’ PRIVACY

On 20 March 2007 Lord Glennie ruled that for a prison to place a recorded message on phone calls made by inmates stating that the call was coming from a prison was a breach of their right to respect for … Continue reading

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