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Public access to High Court appeal cases

May 12, 2020

Virtual cases calling in the High Court of Appeal can now be accessed by the public.

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Jury trials working group

May 12, 2020

The Lord Justice General has established a short-term working group to consider the practicalities of recommencing trials by jury as and when public health guidelines permit such a move.

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Public access - Court of Session Inner House appeals

Apr 24, 2020

Following the hearing of several cases by remote link this week, interested members of the public may now dial-in to listen to Court of Session Inner House appeals.

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First virtual court hearing in Scotland

Apr 21, 2020

The first virtual court hearing in Scotland in response to the coronavirus situation was successfully held today.

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Sheriff Aisha Anwar resized for website

New SSDG Sheriff Principal

Apr 20, 2020

Sheriff Principal Aisha Anwar officially took her oath of office today before the Lord President, Lord Carloway.

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Appointment of salaried employment judges

Apr 8, 2020

Four new salaried employment judges have been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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Lord Weir installed as new judge

Apr 8, 2020

Robert Weir QC was today installed as a senator of the College of Justice at a ceremony held in Parliament House, Edinburgh, where social distancing was observed.

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