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Opening of the Legal Year 2016-2017

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has given an address to mark the opening of the new legal year.

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The role of the court in ensuring access to justice: two themes

Thursday, 14 April, 2016

14 April 2016 Lord Carloway, the Lord President of the Court of Session, has given a keynote speech to the World Bar Conference in Edinburgh.

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Imprisonment in Scotland: towards a penological post-modernism?

Wednesday, 16 March, 2016

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has given a lecture in which he tracks conventional penal theories against the trajectory of Scottish criminal justice.

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Redesigning the Court Room

Wednesday, 3 February, 2016

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has set out his vision for modernising the Scottish court room into “something fit for the 21st century”.

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Domestic Abuse: A Judge’s Dilemma. Where Do We Go From Here?

Thursday, 21 January, 2016

A lecture delivered by Sheriff Principal Derek Pyle, Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland and Islands, on 21 January 2016 at ‘Domestic Abuse, Criminal Justice and the Scottish Courts – new Directions?’, an event co-sponsored by University of Edinburgh Centre for Theology and Public Issues and Centre for Research on Families and Relationships in the Martin Hall, New College, Edinburgh.

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