• Court of Session Sitting Dates – Changes for Legal year 2017/18

    Sep 26, 2016
    A new Direction, issued by the Lord President, sets out the sitting days for the Court of Session for the Legal Years 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.
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  • Doors open on Madeleine Smith trial

    Aug 30, 2016
    Tours, trials, visits to the cells and even a demonstration video conferencing link to prison are among a wide number of activities available at courts across Scotland which will be taking part in the 2016 Doors Open Day event.
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  • Justice Cabinet Secretary Views Justice Centre Proposals

    Aug 29, 2016
    Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson visited Inverness Castle today for a preview of a public consultation exhibition for the new Inverness Justice Centre.
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  • Drivers warned over unpaid fines

    Aug 25, 2016
    Drivers with unpaid fines have been warned they risk having their vehicles clamped, taken into storage and ultimately scrapped or sold off after a driver had to pay £1600 to recover his car clamped because of five outstanding fines.
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  • Hidden Gem show shines again

    Aug 03, 2016
    An intriguing look back through Scotland’s legal and political heritage is available in this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the return of the Hidden Gem exhibition in historic Parliament Hall.
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