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Office bearers change at Law Society of Scotland

John Mulholland and Amanda Millar become President and Vice President

Biometrics Bill published to control police use of forensic data

Code of practice will give guidance to Police Scotland and SPA

20mph limit plan rejected by Holyrood committee

Majority refuses to back principles of Mark Ruskell's bill

Angiolini awarded honorary membership at Society AGM

Former Lord Advocate recognised for career achievements

Judges' training organisation publishes strategic plan

Four objectives set out in Judicial Institute three-year plan

First conviction secured under new domestic abuse offence

Glasgow man admits abusive phone calls to ex-wife

Court affirms test for extending statutory appeal time limit

Applicant must have done all they reasonably can to comply

Female genital mutilation protections to be strengthened by new bill

Civil protection orders proposed for those at risk

Judicial interests register still on Justice Committee agenda

MSPs keep petition live despite Yousaf letter

Ministers publish Referendums Bill – but hold off requesting power

"Standing framework" for any poll within Holyrood's competence

Conservatives propose bill for whole life custody for "worst criminals"

Justice spokesman claims courts need additional powers

Majority for smacking ban bill at stage 1

Opponents continue to attack interference with family life