A full review should be made of the “appropriate adult” system for vulnerable people in police custody before it is applied to complainers and witnesses, the Faculty has suggested.
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The Tumbling Lassie, a 17th century girl who has been adopted by a group of advocates to highlight the evils of modern slavery and people trafficking, will feature in three different festivals next month.
Changes are being made to the Faculty’s scholarship scheme, with the aim of making the devilling process as widely accessible as possible.
One of the Scottish Bar’s most prominent figures in family law, Kate Dowdalls, QC, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission.
Two members of Faculty - Almira Delibegovic-Broome, QC, and Jacqueline Fordyce - are heading overseas after securing prestigious appointments.
All roads will lead to Rome this autumn, and members of Faculty are being invited to join lawyers from around the globe at the International Bar Association’s 2018 annual conference.
The week of the 70th birthday of the NHS saw a timely discussion between the medical and legal professions on holding doctors to account.
A new award to honour men and women overseas who champion human rights in the most challenging of circumstances is being launched by the Faculty - Shelagh McCall, QC, explains.
Seven new members have been admitted to Faculty, and welcomed to a “great national institution”.