Monthly Archives: December 2007

(749)  GREEN’S BILL WINS GOVERNMENT BACKING

The Scottish Government announced in January that it would support the proposed Sentencing of Offences Aggravated by Prejudice (Scotland) Bill proposed by the Green MSP Patrick Harvie.  If passed this would be the first member’s bill from the Green Party … Continue reading

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(748)  SCOTTISH LEGAL AWARDS 2008

It’s the awards season once more, with red carpets, flash photography and emotions on show in abundance.  Although it doesn’t seem that long since the 2007 awards (see No 683), the Scottish Legal Awards for 2008 were announced on 22 … Continue reading

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(747)  PETE WISHART’S COPYRIGHT BILL: RUNRIG PENSION RIGHTS

Thanks to the IP-Kat blog for alerting Scots Law News to the Bill apparently to be put before the Westminster Parliament by Pete Wishart, SNP MP and former member of the folk rock group from Skye called Runrig (see http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/ … Continue reading

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(746)  NO MONEY AT GRETNA

A New Year’s resolution at Scots Law News was to keep an eye on the fortunes of Gretna FC (No 723).  Alas, the club remains anchored to the bottom of the Scottish Premier League while the other teams, even Hearts, … Continue reading

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