Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill

Thursday, 9 May, 2019
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The Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, has welcomed the passage of the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill in the Scottish Parliament.

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Joanne Murray v Amanda Donaldson

Thursday, 4 April, 2019
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Following a civil proof at Airdrie Sheriff Court, Sheriff Derek O’Carroll has ruled that the defender (Amanda Donaldson) is liable to repay £18,734 to the pursuer (Joanne Murray), as a result of the defender’s fraudulent misrepresentation, including £1,160 (cash withdrawals), £9,832 (point-of-sale purchases) and £7,742 (foreign currency). The following is a summary of Sheriff O’Carroll’s judgment.

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Information on forthcoming appeals

Friday, 8 February, 2019
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Enhanced information in relation to upcoming appeal cases in the Court of Session is now available on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals website.

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New guidance issued by commercial judges

Thursday, 31 January, 2019
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New guidance has been issued by the commercial judges.

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New domestic abuse law training for Scotland’s judiciary

Wednesday, 30 January, 2019
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All judges and sheriffs in Scotland will receive specific training on domestic abuse ahead of the introduction of legislation which creates a new offence criminalising physical and psychological abuse of partners or ex-partners.

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