11 May

Five new Senators named

Five new Senators of the College of Justice, including three practising members of the senior Bar, have been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of the First Minister.

09 May

Advocate joins new FAI working group

The Faculty’s Jillian Martin-Brown has been appointed a member of a working group set up by the Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) to take forward legislative changes to inquiries into fatal accidents and sudden deaths.

05 May

Martyr’s trial recreated and debated

A dramatisation of the 1528 trial of Patrick Hamilton, the first martyr of the Scottish Reformation, is being staged in St Andrews, where he was convicted of being a heretic and burned at the stake.

04 May

Start of child law seminars

A series of seminars on contemporary issues in child law begins tomorrow (5 May) when the topic for discussion will be Contact and Contempt of Court.