Office of Summary Sheriff Vacancies

Wednesday, 17 June, 2015
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The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Summary Sheriff in early May 2016.

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HMA v Andrew Edward Coulson

Wednesday, 3 June, 2015
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At the High Court in Edinburgh on 3 June 2015, Lord Burns acquitted Andrew Coulson of a charge of perjury after sustaining a defence submission of “no case to answer” at the close of the Crown case.

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Scottish Sentencing Council

Monday, 1 June, 2015
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In preparation for the establishment of the Scottish Sentencing Council later this year two Scottish Statutory Instruments have now been laid before the Scottish Parliament and will come into force on 27 June 2015.

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FAI into Glasgow bin lorry incident

Friday, 29 May, 2015
News

Sheriff Principal Scott QC has appointed Sheriff John Beckett to replace him on the inquiry which is due to commence on 22 July 2015.

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Valedictory address to the Lord President

Wednesday, 27 May, 2015
News

Valedictory tributes have been paid at a ceremony to mark the retirement of the Lord President, the Right Hon Lord Gill.

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