Monthly Archives: May 2015

‘Radical’ land reforms in Scotland are nothing of the sort

Land reform stories are totting up in Scotland. I added one today, with a piece in The Conversation, an open access resource that describes itself as “an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community … Continue reading

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Is it because we don’t sound Scottish?

This question has been asked, apparently in all seriousness, by a landowner* in a recent Spectator article. A lot could be said about that article. I will restrict myself to one point in this blog, namely taking one straw man … Continue reading

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SULCN Conference 2015: Pushing the Boundaries

On 3 June 2015 the fourth annual Scottish University Law Clinic Network conference takes place at the University of Aberdeen. SULCN is an organisation that brings together the various pro bono activities at the Scottish universities, such as the Aberdeen … Continue reading

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The end of a marathon journey

In distance terms, a marathon is 26.2 miles, whereas in common usage the word “marathon” can mean much more than that finite measurement. The word can also be used as a modifier, such that (for example) a task or activity … Continue reading

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