The Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald, MSP, has hailed the “fantastic achievement” behind a new Scottish adoption and fostering charity.
The veteran television presenter, Jon Snow, has been lined up to make it a successful hat-trick of Faculty-hosted events for JUSTICE Scotland.
The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has announced an inquiry into the role and purpose of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.
Tickets have been snapped up at breakneck speed for a Scottish Criminal Bar Association (SCBA) event featuring a US defence lawyer from the hit documentary television series, Making a Murderer.
The Dean of Faculty, Gordon Jackson, QC, has commented on the Scottish Government’s 2016-17 programme, announced by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
A senior member of Faculty has been appointed to the board of the National Library of Scotland.
The Faculty will be a proud host of the celebratory launch of a Scottish group which has emerged from the wreckage of a GB adoption charity to continue vital work on behalf of children in need.
Much domestic law derived from Europe will have to remain in force in Scotland after Brexit, the Faculty believes. It says a complete inspection exercise in the run–up to leaving the EU is “inconceivable”.
The Faculty has identified a downside to plans by the European Commission to speed up child abduction court cases.