Monthly Archives: November 2009

There’s gold in them thar hills …

The Scots law of treasure trove sprang back to public attention on 4 November 2009 with the news that an amateur treasure hunter's find of prehistoric gold jewellery in a field somewhere near Blair Drummond in Stirlingshire was now in the … Continue reading

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Tales from Perth Sheriff Court (continued)

Scots Law News' favourite sheriff court continues to provide a rich seam of material for the benefit of our readers. The Herald for 5 November 2009 reports that a 22-year old man was convicted of breach of the peace in … Continue reading

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Cullen Report on fatal accident inquiries published

The report on fatal accident inquiries written by Lord Cullen of Whitekirk was published on 3 November 2009. Amongst the recommendations made in the report, the following caught the eye of Scots Law News: "10.1 An FAI should, where possible, … Continue reading

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