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High Court trials to restart in new format

Jul 17, 2020

High Court trials will restart on 20 July in Edinburgh and 21 July in Glasgow in new formats designed to ensure a safe and secure process for all involved.

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Lord Braid installed as new judge

Jun 23, 2020

Peter Braid was today, 23 June 2020, installed as a senator of the College of Justice at a ceremony held in Parliament House, Edinburgh, where social distancing was observed.

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The Future of the Scottish Courts and Tribunals

Jun 19, 2020

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, today issued a statement on the impact of the Coronavirus situation upon Scotland's courts and tribunals.

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Lady Dorrian WEB NEWS

First steps in re-starting jury trials

May 26, 2020

The Lord Justice Clerk set out the first steps to restart jury trials in Scotland.

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Public access to High Court appeal cases

May 12, 2020

Virtual cases calling in the High Court of Appeal can now be accessed by the public.

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Jury trials working group

May 12, 2020

The Lord Justice General has established a short-term working group to consider the practicalities of recommencing trials by jury as and when public health guidelines permit such a move.

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Public access - Court of Session Inner House appeals

Apr 24, 2020

Following the hearing of several cases by remote link this week, interested members of the public may now dial-in to listen to Court of Session Inner House appeals.

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First virtual court hearing in Scotland

Apr 21, 2020

The first virtual court hearing in Scotland in response to the coronavirus situation was successfully held today.

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New SSDG Sheriff Principal

Apr 20, 2020

Sheriff Principal Aisha Anwar officially took her oath of office today before the Lord President, Lord Carloway.

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Appointment of salaried employment judges

Apr 8, 2020

Four new salaried employment judges have been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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Lord Weir installed as new judge

Apr 8, 2020

Robert Weir QC was today installed as a senator of the College of Justice at a ceremony held in Parliament House, Edinburgh, where social distancing was observed.

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