Immigration related detention is being used unnecessarily and in inappropriate cases, causing distress and longer term harm to detainees kept in degrading conditions, the authors argue
With the scale of sexual harassment in the workplace becoming apparent, this article offers some advice as to how victims should handle it
A sheriff's method of resolving an urgent specific issue matter concerning a child prompts this discussion of whether the use of affidavits would be beneficial in child related disputes more generally
An update from the UK Law Societies' Brussels Office, giving a perspective on the negotiations from the EU side, and what may come next as a result
This month's selection of leisure reading, chosen by the Journal's book review editor
In this issue
- Immigration detention: a case of overuse
- Sexual harassment: don't suffer in silence
- Child disputes: a quicker way through?
- Brexit: where are we now and what happens next?
- Reading for pleasure
- Opinion: Claire McKee
- Book reviews
- President's column
- ScotLIS: the citizens' tool
- People on the move
- People matter
- Historic abuse: the fairness matrix
- Landmark year in legal IT
- Sentence, but no full stop
- Opening up arbitration
- Making the agent pay
- Equal pay: beware the mass claims
- Dealing with conflict
- Claims outside the rules
- Pension transfers – history repeating itself?
- Last instructions
- Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal
- Standard missives: an unachievable dream?
- SOLAR powered
- Disability rights
- Law reform roundup
- Too hard a drive?
- Settlement: can you avoid cheques?
- Q & A corner
- When 25 is the new 35
- Sorry; not sorry
- Ask Ash
- Plan sets ambitious 2017-18 targets
- Letting agents: prepare to register
- Paralegal pointers
- A way to make an impact