Monthly Archives: July 2009

No jail for Eros, but the Rambler gets a year

Police stripogram Stuart Kennedy managed to avoid jail on 16 July 2009 following his earlier conviction for impersonating a policeman, while on the same day Naked Rambler Steve Gough received a sentence of one year for breach of the peace … Continue reading

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Book your seats: Sheridan show back for another successful run

Another show starring Tommy and Gail Sheridan previewed in the theatre of the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh on 13 July 2009, promising entertainment in 2010 exceeding anything likely to be found on this year's Festival Fringe – or … Continue reading

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The Marco Polo and the bug: breach of contract, frustration, restitution and damages?

The outbreak of the norovirus affecting some 400 passengers on the cruise ship Marco Polo, and eventually forcing the cruise's abandonment after a few days berthed at Invergordon, Easter Ross (6-9 July 2009), raised some interesting questions about the relevant … Continue reading

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Naked rambling in Perth Sheriff Court

Steve Gough the Naked (and this time he was) Rambler pleaded Not Guilty to a charge of breach of the peace when he appeared in Perth Sheriff Court on 2 July 2009 ahead of a trial set down for the … Continue reading

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Lockerbie update

The long drawn out saga of both the Megrahi appeal and his possible transfer to Libya under an inter-governmental agreement continues, with little sign of a conclusion in sight – indeed with possible conclusions delayed. As Justice Secretary Kenny Macaskill … Continue reading

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Sheriff Davidson vindicated

Regular readers will recall our February post narrating the decision of Dundee sheriff Richard Davidson to jail for three months a mother who was refusing to comply with his court orders to allow the father of her child access to the … Continue reading

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