The Faculty is not convinced that specific hate crime legislation is required in Scotland.
A new adopt-a-book scheme has been launched by Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, to help preserve some of the significant works in his world-renowned library.
Expectations had been high, but they were met - and then some - as JUSTICE Scotland brought together a panel of leading lights to explore the portrayal of crime, law and forensic science in fiction and drama.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has published its annual report for 2016-17, showing that of 1,155 new complaints received during the year, ten related to advocates.
The death has been announced of Douglas Risk, QC, former Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland and Islands. He was 76.
International best-selling author, Alexander McCall Smith, is teaming up with a nameless 17th Century girl to help the fight against modern slavery and people trafficking.
The Faculty has voiced deep dismay at being exposed to a new “burdensome and financially onerous” anti-money laundering regime.
Young lawyers from New Zealand and the United States took in a tour of the Faculty during the Scottish leg of a UK visit, and were not disappointed.
The Faculty has appointed Iain Reid as Chief Executive with responsibility for both the Faculty and Faculty Services Limited, the company which provides administrative and other support services for advocates.
Family law specialists in Scotland have thrown their weight behind a call to change the Brexit blueprint, which they fear would cause “unfairness and confusion” for families.