A lecture given by Professor Sir Tom Devine at the Faculty's Thomas Muir Anniversary Event is available to view at https://youtu.be/GaD5mEVBw4U
The Rt Hon Sir Menzies Campbell, QC - who called to the Bar in 1968 and took silk in 1982 – has been included in a list of 45 new life peers.
Important lessons for today can be learned from the notorious 18th century trial of Thomas Muir of Huntershill, the Dean of the Faculty, James Wolffe, QC, has suggested.
Sterling work by the Scottish Council of Law Reporting (SCLR) has enabled historical but still cited Scottish law reports to be accessed online.
Six sheriffs have been appointed as specialists who will sit in the new personal injury court from the start of the legal year on 22 September.
More than 1,000 visitors have already taken the chance, and others will be able to discover "Parliament House, The Hidden Gem" over the coming weeks.
An advocate's voice is a prized asset, and members of Faculty have enjoyed some expert advice on how to use it and care for it.
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson, MSP, will give the Apex Scotland Annual Lecture 2015 at 6:30pm on Tuesday, 1 September in the Signet Library, Edinburgh.
Twenty members of Faculty have been appointed Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland, Lord Keen of Elie, QC.
The International Bar Association (IBA) has reported a year of taking forward the actions recommended in its highly-acclaimed work, Achieving Justice and Human Rights in an Era of Climate Disruption.