Lord Carloway

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Name: Lord Carloway
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shamed MSP Bill Walker loses appeal over wife assaults

Walker was jailed last September for violent assaults on three ex-wives and a stepdaughter over a 30-year period.The 72-year-old had denied 23 charges of assault and one of breach of the peace but was found guilty of all charges at Edinburgh Sheriff ... [Published Daily Express - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-MSP Bill Walker loses abuse conviction appeal

FORMER MSP Bill Walker has lost a bid to overturn one of his convictions for domestic abuse against a former wife.Walker was jailed for the maximum period of 12 months after he was found guilty of attacking three of his former wives - Maureen Traquair, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Perth rapist fails in attempt to have sentence cut

A PERTH man who raped two young girls in Dundee more than 30 years ago has failed in his bid to have his sentence cut.Samuel Thompson was jailed in 2011 for the offences, which were 
carried out when he was aged between 13 and 21.At the High Court in ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

World's End accused to face second murder trial

The Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Carloway, sitting with Lady Dorrian and Lord Bracadale, have granted the Crown authority to bring a new prosecution against 68-year old Angus Sinclair.They granted an application under the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act 2011 ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Diverse perspectives

Article TodayKeynote speakers at a conference on judicial diversity offered contrasting views on how to achieve it, and even what it comprisesby Peter NicholsonThe overriding concern must be to ensure the legitimacy of our judges in the eyes of all those ... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-high court judge slams corroboration scrap plan

A RETIRED high court judge has launched a fresh attack on plans to scrap the need for corroboration in criminal trials.Lord McCluskey - an outspoken critic of Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill’s proposal - sent an 18-page letter to Holyrood’s Justice ... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Hugh Reilly: Rennie risks falling on his face

With his misguided criticism of reforms in the police service and justice system, party leader Willie Rennie shows he’s well wide of the mark, writes Hugh ReillyEVEL Knievel scolded the assembled journalists who believed his imminent endeavour to leap ... [Published The Scotsman - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

» We need to talk about the Police…

Police Scotland and the Crown Office are gatekeepers to prosecution, empowered with the authority to decide whether a case is brought forward to trial. Almost 8,000 sexual offences were reported to the police last year with the Crown determining whether ... [Published Firm Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

If we lose corroboration, we will all be vulnerable to wrongful prosecution and conviction

On 27th February 2014 the SNP majority forced through the Scottish Parliament the first stage of the Criminal Justice [Scotland] Bill by 64 votes to 5 – with 57 abstentions.The figures are alone proof of widespread concerns about the ability of these ... [Published For Argyll.com - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Purpose of the protocol

Article TodayLatest civil cases, including personal injury actions; jurisdiction; orders for disclosure; competent and omitted; adults with incapacity; summary decree; caution; sexual offences prevention ordersby Lindsay FoulisExpensesLawson v Sabre Insurance ... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Experts debate "diversity" in judiciary

News In Focus 11 March 2014The trickle-up effect of a more diverse legal profession and compulsory training are key to creating a diverse judiciary in Scotland, according to the Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Carloway.Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger, however, ... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Jan 07 2014 - Updated Jan 08 2014 - 1 reports

Judges warn against Scottish Government plans to scrap need for corroboration in criminal cases

Two former Lord Presidents fear move could lead to miscarriages of justice Two of Scotland’s former senior judges have joined in the widespread criticism of plans to scrap the centuries-old requirement for evidence to come from at least two sources in ... [Published Telegraph - Jan 07 2014]

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Shamed MSP Bill Walker loses appeal over wife a... [Published Daily Express - Apr 18 2014]
'Disappointed' Walker continues to maintain inn... [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 17 2014]
Walker loses conviction appeal [Published Wharfvalley - Apr 17 2014]
Bill Walker loses conviction appeal [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
Ex-MSP Bill Walker loses abuse conviction appeal [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Ex-MSP Bill Walker loses abuse conviction appeal [Published The Scotsman - Apr 17 2014]
Ex-MSP Bill Walker loses appeal against convict... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 17 2014]
Perth rapist fails in attempt to have sentence cut [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 17 2014]
World's End pub murders: Angus Sinclair could f... [Published Glasgow Sunday Mail - Apr 16 2014]
World's End accused to face second murder trial [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Apr 16 2014]
Man faces new trial over 1977 World's End murders [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Man faces new trial over 1977 World's End murders [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 16 2014]
Retrial possible in World’s End murders [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Apr 15 2014]
Man cleared of World’s End murders faces retria... [Published Stv.tv - Apr 15 2014]
Diverse perspectives [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Apr 14 2014]
Ex-high court judge slams corroboration scrap plan [Published The Scotsman - Apr 03 2014]
Hugh Reilly: Rennie risks falling on his face [Published The Scotsman - Mar 31 2014]
» We need to talk about the Police… [Published Firm Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
If we lose corroboration, we will all be vulner... [Published For Argyll.com - Mar 23 2014]
Purpose of the protocol [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Mar 17 2014]
Experts debate "diversity" in judiciary [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Mar 12 2014]
Judges warn against Scottish Government plans t... [Published Telegraph - Jan 07 2014]
Lord Gill urges Kenny MacAskill to keep corrobo... [Published Telegraph - Nov 21 2013]
Lord Hope: Scrapping corroboration is 'quite da... [Published Telegraph - Nov 06 2013]
Campaigners demand review of leniency shown to ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 25 2013]
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