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SLAB details simple procedure legal aid rules

Fees to be chargeable on detailed fee basis

Eight lawyers appointed to Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland

Six advocates and two solicitors join legal members

Drinks lobby to appeal minimum price ruling to Supreme Court

Argument that Inner House did not properly review EU law compatibility

Government not to seek further limits on Lords, BBC reports

Strathclyde proposals over statutory instruments not to be pursued

Lady Hale to sit in article 50 appeal despite protests over speech

Deputy President denies any bias in setting out issues

Facebook messages to ex-partner over contact held not to be threatening

Appeal against conviction allowed despite complainer's distress

Lord Hodge address sets out "pillars" of judicial independence

Ten features include stand against media "caricatures"

Police, prosecutors clash over domestic abuse cases

Fiscals deny claims that hopeless cases being taken to court

UK to opt in to new Europol powers

Scottish minister says questions remain over future post-Brexit

Glasgow solicitor named as Latvian Honorary Consul

David Kaye becomes first office holder since independence

SHRC backs UN report over impact of welfare cuts

Call on UK Government to reverse effect on disabled

Fiscal Service struggling with underfunding, inquiry submissions reveal

Police, Fiscals' Society and union all point to resource pressures