Monthly Archives: March 2010

Love over Parliament House

Prolific author and medical law professor Alexander McCall Smith was called to the Scots Bar on 26 March 2010. Despite rumours that Professor McCall Smith intended to supplement his meagre royalties with appearances in bail appeals, it emerged that he … Continue reading

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Crouch, touch, engage: collapsed scrum at Murrayfield

Scots Law News has followed the gathering storm about alternative business structures (aka Tesco law) within the solicitors’ branch of the Scottish profession without quite seeing how it would all turn out; and its mystification was deepened by competing accounts … Continue reading

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Life with the Supremes: where did our love go?

Scots Law News paid its first visit to the new UK Supreme Court on 15 March 2010 and, while duly impressed by the splendid renovation of the former Middlesex Guildhall without and within, was most appreciative of the public cafeteria, … Continue reading

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Pleural plaques: no legislation in England & Wales

Via the Obligations Discussion Group comes news that the Whitehall Ministry of Justice has decided against legislation to reverse the decision of the House of Lords in the pleural plaques case Johnston v NEI International Combustion Ltd [2007] UKHL 39. The … Continue reading

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