Two members of Faculty have won categories in the Bar Section of the Legal 500 UK Awards 2015.
Pupils from schools across Edinburgh have been cited to attend court this week, and will be given the chance to take the law into their own hands.
The Faculty has announced its opposition to plans by the Scottish Government to end the three-year time limit on the raising of damages actions by survivors of historicl child abuse.
Film of the Rule of Law Lecture by Dominic Grieve, QC, MP, is now available to view online.
A specially-commissioned mace for the new Sheriff Appeal Court has been presented to its President, Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen, QC.
Four advocates have taken silk, after being approved by Her Majesty for “the rank and dignity” of Queen’s Counsel.
A group of 56 members of the Texas Bar and Bench has been welcomed to a week of events as guests of the Faculty.
Hundreds of people are expected to enjoy a taste of Faculty life as part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2015.
The former Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, QC, MP, has hailed the European Convention on Human Rights as a success and described it as “arguably the single most important legal and political instrument for promoting human rights on our planet.”
The Faculty staged a major conference to highlight and examine the most significant structural reforms of the Scottish court system in more than 150 years.