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No expenses awarded despite permanence order refusal

Authority entitled to act on report discredited at proof

Counsel: pursuers win sanction in two cases

Guidance provided by Sheriff Appeal Court

Summary decree granted on basis of conviction

Self defence plea had no real prospects of success

QOCS and the dishonesty exception: fair notice?

Court of Appeal upholds finding though no express plea

Taking access to justice seriously

The House of Lords decision on employment tribunal fees elevates this constitutional principle

Advance of the courts

There is momentum behind civil procedure reform, and practitioners need to be alert to have their say

Letter: time to replace the oath?

A measure of choice should be retained for those giving evidence

Letter: time to replace the oath

The court oath should be replaced with a secular equivalent suitable for all

Working with change

The spotlight is turning to making the court reforms work, but the profession will not be found wanting

A case too complex for sheriff court jury?

Various factors held not to make case unsuitable

Letter: should sheriffs be available by phone?

Reply to letter from Al Gordon

Unfair prejudice petitions in the sheriff court

Novel questions raised in case involving former spouses