This year’s conference will be held online on Friday, 23 April from 12.00 to 13.30.
The Faculty of Advocates believes that a new legislative framework should provide regulation-making powers covering who should assess whether a vehicle is capable of self-driving, as well as the procedure and criteria for doing so.
The Scottish Criminal Bar Association (SCBA) has expressed its concern following the release of the recommendations of a cross-justice Review Group, chaired by The Lord Justice Clerk Lady Dorrian.
A virtual conference is to provide a forum for discussion amongst interested parties about how civil business might be conducted once the pandemic is over.
For now, much of Scotland’s justice is being done remotely. When the pandemic struck, Scottish courts already had procedures for remote hearings.
The Human Rights Act 1998 is working well in practice and does not require to be changed, says the Faculty of Advocates.
New Scottish Council of Law Reporting Scholarship
The Faculty has responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on amendments to legal complaints.