For ease of reading on the device of your choice, you can also access this issue of the Journal, presented in its usual page layout, in two formats:

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Ian Forrester QC, former UK judge on the EU General Court and well versed in the issues behind the current UK-EU tensions, speaks about life on the court, and the shape of events since he left
Qualified one-way costs shifting is intended to provide a level of protection for personal injury pursuers against liability in expenses, but the rules seem likely themselves to give rise to disputes
The Children (Scotland) Act 2020 promote the use of alternative dispute resolution. The author highlights a basic problem with one section, and raises questions about the pilot project it mandates
Is the Scots common law of homicide suited to 21st century society? The Scottish Law Commission is undertaking a thorough review with a view to reform and welcomes views on its recent discussion paper
Where does Scotland’s body donation programme stand in relation to the new “opt-out” legislation governing organ donation? The authors see a risk that people’s wishes will not be respected