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Inside view

How work experience at the Society convinced one young student that he wants to be a solicitor

Bonuses within bounds

Regulation is likely to be more workable than taxation

Compassion with dignity

Justice Secretary gives good account of himself with Lockerbie decision

Megrahi: decision time

Abandoning of appeal opens way for system to show a humane face

Opportunity knocks – US style

Scots and American lawyers in New York and Chicago are open to ideas for building links

Giving up the paper round

Research into lawyers' means of communication should throw up some interesting findings

Assisting assisted suicide

The Purdy appeal decision may help bring reform, but does not require legal change

Access advantage?

Recession pressures could make it more likely that those with the right connections win through

Bucking the "elitism" trend

Engaging with schools and universities enables the Society to widen access to the Scottish profession

The Parliament: a real difference

In its first 10 years, the Scottish Parliament has made a huge impact on Scots law

Hong Kong – a place to do business

Society's breakfast briefing shows the opportunities on offer

Climate change: kicking and screaming

Irrespective of global warming, are the measures in the Climate Change Bill not desirable in themselves?