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Virtual summary trials should be the norm: Pyle

Sheriff principal's report recommends Scotland-wide rollout

Greenpeace fined £80,000 for oil rig interdict breach

Director spared jail as judge decides to "exercise leniency"

Shopworker protection bill backed in stage 1 report

Committee supports general principles but calls for further work

Dogs livestock-worrying bill goes out to views

Holyrood committee begins stage 1 scrutiny of member's bill

1m suspect email reports in service's first two months

Suspicious Email Reporting Service proving valuable in stopping scammers

Hypothetical cause of death not enough for homicide

Conviction quashed on evidence that assault only potential cause

Dual purpose weapon can still be disguised: High Court

Jury wrongly directed over torch that was also stun gun

Lord President issues new warning on jury trials

Praise for progress on remote courts, but "major problem" ahead with trials

Complainers should have voice in s 275 hearings: report

Paper calls for independent legal representation when application heard

Animals and Wildlife Bill passes final Holyrood stage

MSPs approve bill to increase cruelty penalties and provide new protections

COVID factors should not affect sentence: Appeal Court

Four months unduly lenient for man who coughed in faces of police

Latest survey finds crime stable at reduced level

Scottish Criminal Justice Survey finds crime levels down 45% over 10 years