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Devolution: into the next decade

Calman report is material for serous debate

Debaters give us confidence – and a challenge

Quality of the Society's Donald Dewar competition final shows that Scotland has talent for the future – can the profession benefit?

The purpose of prison

Retiring Chief Inspector's report contains some home truths

Tackle prejudice in all its forms

We need to dispel the confusion that two-tier justice is being created by "hate crime" laws

Taking concerns seriously

The Society must be seen to be listening to, and working for, its members following the support shown at yesterday's AGM

Transparency at work

Society wins the budget vote, but has to promise clearer figures

Heads and hearts

We all like to pay less, but do the arguments for the Flint motion stand up?

Rights across the board

The contrasting human rights issues in the news this week should make us reflect

How far can we cut the PC fee?

Solicitors should consider the level of representation and service they want from the Society

Regulation, a blessing in disguise

After this week's news, no one should doubt the value of close supervision

Class event

60th anniversary conference lived up to its billing

Conference impressions

A successful reception at Edinburgh Castle yesterday was followed by a stirring start to the 60th anniversary conference from the two leading law officers