Rt Hon Lord Coulsfield

03 Mar


One of the judges who presided over the Lockerbie trial, Rt Hon Lord Coulsfield, has died, aged 81.

As John Taylor Cameron, he was admitted to the Faculty in 1960, and took Silk in 1973. He served as Keeper of the Library from 1977 to 1987.

On being appointed a Senator of the College of Justice in 1987, he took the judicial title, Lord Coulsfield. He sat with Lords Sutherland and MacLean at Kamp van Zeist in the Netherlands when Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi was convicted of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

The announcement of Lord Coulsfield’s death is at http://announce.jpress.co.uk/edinburgh-evening-news-and-scotsman-publications/obituary/rt-hon-john-taylor-cameron-coulsfield/45336530?s_source=jpsc_scot