The appointment of John Hamilton, QC, as the Faculty member of the Scottish Legal Aid Board has been announced by Michael Matheson, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice.
The Faculty has expressed opposition to plans by the Scottish Government to make litigants fund the civil justice system through court fees.
Counsel with an interest in children’s rights are being invited to a roundtable event on using the law and human rights to advance policy.
The Faculty’s Lauren Sutherland, QC, is one of the experts putting personal injury law and practice under the microscope at a conference.
Changes in criminal procedure related to a new specific offence of domestic abuse have been proposed by the Scottish Government.
Two senior counsel are to help examine the issues of placing children for adoption outwith their home country.
The former Lord Advocate and Senator of the College of Justice, Lord Murray, has died. He was 94.
A special Saturday sitting at Edinburgh Sheriff Court will help local school pupils learn about the Scottish justice system.
An Act of Adjournal has brought in new rules on the instruction of representation in the High Court.
It had a lot to live up to, but the third in a series of Faculty-hosted JUSTICE Scotland events - a discussion of the law and the media with Jon Snow and Helena Kennedy, QC - more than rose to the challenge.