The author, who was involved in the last successful Scottish private prosecution, revisits the case before arguing in the wake of recent events that private prosecutions should no longer be permitted
Many aspects of our lives now depend on the use of outer space, but the legal regime has failed to keep up with technological and commercial developments
Contrary to some claims, feminism still has a role to play in society, but it needs to reinvigorate itself by taking a more nuanced approach in a multicultural society
In the full version of his letter published this month, the author argues that the Society failed to counter effectively the misleading headline approach of the SLCC on launching its annual report
This month's selection of leisure reading, chosen by the Journal's book review editor
In this issue
- Private prosecution: the Glasgow Rape Case revisited
- The commercialisation of space
- Feminism: all is not what it seems…
- Retaking the narrative on complaints
- Reading for pleasure
- Opinion: Alan McIntosh
- Book reviews
- President's column
- RoS riding to the four (hundred)
- People on the move
- Scot in the European hot seat
- When partners fall short
- Uber: a great gig?
- Brexit: the end of cross-border practice?
- Closing in: the gender pay gap rules
- Simple procedure – it's complicated
- When changing the defender is OK
- Solemn procedure: beware the changes
- Divorce and the new state pension
- Delivery of alcohol: a “game changer”?
- A tale of two "Budgets"
- Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal
- "One-shot" rule sees rejection income soar
- Law without frontiers
- CJEU decision supports LPP protections
- Society thank-you for STARTS support
- From the Brussels Office
- Law reform roundup
- Expertise plus: promoting a sector strength
- Paralegal pointers
- What to do about client interest?
- Still free to market?
- New year, new contact
- Ask Ash
- Paying homage to King Cash