The Scottish Jury Research study attempted to find out whether the unique features of the Scottish system make a difference to trial outcomes. What did it discover, and does it point towards reform?
Freedom of information rights are popular with the public, and lead to better government – but are in need of reform, and the pace of change is slow. However there are opportunities at present
The Journal IT review: whatever the size of a practice, there is a common interest in harnessing the benefits, and taking advantage of significant advances in efficiency and functionality now in view
Official figures about the quality of government decision-making in matters directly affecting individual citizens point to a need for a principles-based administrative justice system
The author considers the convention that the Queen is bound to follow Prime Ministerial advice, in the context both of recent events and the “continuator state” debate around Scottish independence