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Every day judges in courts across Scotland make decisions in both civil and criminal cases. They ensure cases and verdicts are within the limits of the law and hand down judgments and sentences.   Some of these decisions and sentences are published below.

Appointment of Non-Lawyer Members to Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal

Friday, 6 December, 2013

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill today announced the appointment of five non-lawyer members to the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal.

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Scottish Civil Justice Council Publishes Annual Programme for 2013/14

Friday, 8 November, 2013

Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) has today published its Annual Programme for 2013/14.

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Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

Monday, 4 November, 2013

The office of Sheriff.

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Consultation on cameras in court

Friday, 25 October, 2013

The Review Group chaired by Lady Dorrian has launched a consultation document seeking views on the current policy on recording and broadcasting proceedings in court.

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Temporary judges appointed

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013

Three new temporary judges have been appointed.

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