Why the default position should be in-person court hearings

17 May

Roddy Dunlop QC, Dean of Faculty

When lockdowns were first imposed in Scotland, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Services – despite what might fairly be said to be years of under-funding – moved swiftly to build on the existing technology infrastructure and put processes in place so the justice system could continue operating.

And so the business of reaching verdicts through remote hearings began, with all the stakeholders, including the Faculty of Advocates, working together to facilitate the best possible outcomes. 

Read the full article in The Scotsman here