• For the first time, an appeal hearing is to be live-streamed by the Court of Session

    Nov 17, 2021
    The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has granted permission for an appeal of international significance to be live streamed by the Court.
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  • SCTS Board vacancies

    Nov 10, 2021
    Could you contribute to setting the strategic direction of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) during a period of major reform to the Scottish justice system?
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  • Four Courts closed

    Nov 08, 2021
    Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Livingston Sheriff Court, Jedburgh Sheriff Court and Selkirk Sheriff court will be closed on Monday 8th November 2021 except for Custody business.
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  • Update on safety measures and court guidance

    Nov 05, 2021
    Following a planned review, SCTS has decided to maintain all existing safety measures for the next three months – until the end of January 2022. This will allow us to continue with the criminal court recovery programme and enable the return of a small number of in-person civil and tribunal hearings.
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  • Joint statement by SCTS and Edinburgh Bar Association

    Nov 02, 2021
    Following a constructive meeting between representatives of the Edinburgh Bar Association (EBA) and the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service we have agreed that it is unfortunate that the recent events have impacted on the courts and the excellent relationship between the parties.
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