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Sheriff Appeal Court appointments confirmed

Tuesday, 26 May, 2015
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The Lord President has confirmed the appointment of Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen QC as the President of the new Sheriff Appeal Court and Sheriff Principal Craig Scott QC as Vice President.

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HMA v Andrew Coulson

Tuesday, 12 May, 2015
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A new trial diet in the case of HM Advocate v Andrew Coulson has been fixed following a hearing at the High Court in Edinburgh.

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HMA v Andrew Coulson

Friday, 8 May, 2015
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The trial diet in the case of HM Advocate v Andrew Coulson, previously set for Monday 11 May 2015, has been adjourned. The case will now call at 10am on Tuesday 12 May at the High Court in Edinburgh (Lawnmarket Court 3), to deal with any outstanding procedural matters and to fix another date for the trial to proceed.

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Lord Gill to retire

Thursday, 7 May, 2015
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The Rt Hon Lord Gill, Lord President of the Court of Session and Scotland’s most senior judge, has announced his intention to retire on 31 May 2015, having completed three years’ service in that office.

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Statement from the Judicial Office for Scotland on the suspension of part-time sheriff Peter Watson

Wednesday, 25 February, 2015
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Sheriff Peter Watson was suspended from the office of part-time sheriff on 16 February 2015, in terms of section 34 of the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008.

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