Election Court

The legal challenge to the election of MP Alistair Carmichael continues on Monday 9 November.

The next part of the Election Court trial will commence at 10am in Court 1 at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.  

The four-day hearing will begin with judges Lady Paton and Lord Matthews hearing evidence from witnesses. 

STV been granted permission to broadcast the closing legal submissions, which will follow the evidence given by witnesses called in the case. 

The coverage will be streamed live on STV’s website at stv.tv and on YouTube and made available to other media outlets. 

Tweeting from within the courtroom will not be permitted during the leading of evidence, but members of the media will be allowed to tweet from the courtroom during closing submissions following the conclusion of the evidence.