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March solemn cases increase – along with petitions

SCTS monthly figures show rising levels of criminal business

Films to show impact on children when mothers jailed

Launch event to show show two of series made for Scotland

Sheriff summary courts to resume next Monday

Sheriff summary criminal business restarts 19 April; JP courts 7 June

Complaint withholding details of locus ruled competent

Appeal sheriffs hold online sex offences special circumstances

Scotland-wide criminal bar group launches with flourish

Scottish Solicitors Bar Association gains place at meetings with Government

Megrahi applicant refused permission for UKSC appeal

Court holds no compatibility issue raised to take to Supreme Court

Full bench re-examines aspects of Moorov rule

Rape a separate category to domestic abuse; case overruled on long time gap

Call for specialist sex offences court

Move to improve experience for complainers

Further domestic abuse control powers passed by MSPs

Unanimous support after stage 3 debate for Domestic Abuse (Protection) Bill

Criminal court restrictions to be eased

Move comes as Scotland’s lockdown rules change

February criminal case figures show lockdown effect

Solemn business getting up to speed, but few summary trials held

Ministers consult on miners' strike pardon criteria

Views invited on taking forward Scott review recommendation