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Journal editorial October 2020

Sadly, it is necessary to speak out loudly and clearly for the profession and the rule of law and against a Government that poses a threat to both

Journal editorial September 2020

The legal profession has increasingly to defend itself, and its neediest clients, from authorities who have little appreciation of its role

Journal editorial August 2020

Alleviating the impact of COVID-19 would be a better use of Holyrood's time between now and the election than the Hate Crime Bill

Journal editorial July 2020

If action on court provision is not taken soon, we may face a hard choice between preserving the jury system and protecting human rights

Journal editorial June 2020

Recent behaviour by Government has not encouraged respect for the rule of law, and a very different approach is needed to build future trust

Journal editorial April 2020

Emergency measures are necessary, but we must still be careful that they do not go too far

Journal editorial March 2020

The Scottish Sentencing Council's proposed guideline for young offenders should be looked at in the wider sentencing context

Journal editorial February 2020

The words and actions of the UK Government are causing unease for believers in democracy and the rule of law

Journal editorial January 2020

Independence of the profession, or independence of its regulation? Those stances represent the opponents and supporters of the Roberton review proposals, the subject of renewed debate this month

Journal editorial December 2019

The benefits of bringing a feminist perspective to the law

Journal editorial November 2019

Reform is set to follow the publication of the Scottish Jury Research Study, and the profession should engage with Government on that basis

Flexible is possible

As this month's lead feature illustrates, large and small firms alike can operate flexible working practices, and there appear to be few issues with clients when they do