Glossary of Legal Terms

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If you would like to know what some of the most commonly used legal terms in Scotland mean, you can find the answers here

New Sheriff Appointed

Monday, 15 August, 2011
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Sheriff Wendy Sheehan has taken up her appointment today as a resident sheriff at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

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New Sheriff Appointed

Monday, 1 August, 2011
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Sheriff Kenneth McGowan has taken up his appointment today as an all-Scotland floating sheriff based at Stirling Sheriff Court.

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Justices of the Supreme Court

Wednesday, 27 July, 2011
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A selection commission has been established to select candidates to be recommended for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court.

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Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

Friday, 1 July, 2011
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The Office of Sheriff

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New Appointments

Thursday, 30 June, 2011
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The Lord President has made the following appointments to the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland.

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