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The following case information is available on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals website:
- upcoming criminal cases
- forthcoming Court of Session appeal cases
- local court contact details (to request factual information about a specific case)
- guidance on what information is available
- list of contempt of court orders.
Registered journalists can also access further case details on the online media portal. For information on how to register contact corporate communications.
For direction on which justice organisation to contact and what information is available in relation to cases at different stages of the justice system, a media guide for bona fide journalists is available on request by emailing email@example.com.
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Judges do not make public comment on individual cases outwith the court as all cases must be heard and decided upon based only on the material placed before the judge in court.