Category Archives: Access to Justice

An environmental court for Scotland?

This is a short (sign)post to this article in The National today, where I get a quote. The proposal itself has been raised by Donald Cameron MSP of the Scottish Conservatives. Cameron is also an advocate who knows a thing … Continue reading

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Access to land and access to justice: the Scottish University Land Unit

On 25 January 2018, with limited fanfare, the Development Trusts Association Scotland made a page on its website live. You may not have heard of the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS), and even if you have you may not have … Continue reading

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A year in review: access to justice and the Law Society of Scotland

Access to justice is important. I have blogged on the topic previously (click through the tag below, if you are interested) and dabbled with it in my writing (such as this note in the Journal of the Law Society of … Continue reading

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Ten signs it’s time to stop and ask for help: guest post by Lucy Reed

This is a guest post from Lucy Reed, a barrister with who blogs at Pink Tape and tweets as @familoo. Anyone a) vaguely legal or b) generally interested in life should really be following her anyway, but just in case … Continue reading

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A visit to Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic

As mentioned on this blog previously, I am on research leave at the moment. This has taken me to Stellenbosch in South Africa. There are a few reasons why Stellenbosch has been my appointed destination, mostly to do with land … Continue reading

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The Scottish University Law Clinic Network: 2017 Update

As some readers of my blog will have noticed, I am involved with an initative called the Scottish University Law Clinic Network. SULCN, as explained elsewhere, is designed to bring together those involved in “pro bono” (see below) legal activity … Continue reading

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Access to land and the end of the #indycamp at Holyrood

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you. Deuteronomy 4.2 The #indycamp is no more. … Continue reading

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