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Speeches

Senior judges regularly make speeches or give lectures on a broad range of topics. It is our intention to publish as many of these as possible.

Speeches published on this website reflect the individual judicial office-holder's personal views, unless otherwise stated. If you have any queries please contact the Head of Judicial Communications at the Judicial Office for Scotland.

 

Lord President’s speech at the Law Society of Scotland AGM

Monday, 7 April, 2014
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The Rt Hon Lord Gill’s speech entitled ‘Looking Over the Horizon: Life after the Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill’.

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Lord Justice Clerk's speech at the JAB’s Diversity Conference

Tuesday, 11 March, 2014
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The Rt Hon Lord Carloway's speech entitled ‘Merit and Diversity – Compatible Aspirations in Judicial Appointments?’

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OPENING OF LEGAL YEAR 2013

Thursday, 26 September, 2013
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Speech by the Lord President the Right Hon Lord Gill

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Lord Justice Clerk's speech at the Criminal Law Conference

Friday, 10 May, 2013
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The Rt Hon Lord Carloway's speech entitled 'Scots criminal evidence and procedure - Meeting the challenges and expectations of modern society and legal thinking'.

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Lord President opens new Legal Year

Monday, 24 September, 2012
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The Right Hon Lord Gill, Lord President and Lord Justice General addressed the court at the opening of the new Legal Year for 2012/13.

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