In response to plans to suspend jury trials in Scotland the President of the GBA has stated

“Trial by jury is one of the great principles of our Scottish justice system. It has stood the test of time for hundreds of years through good times and bad.  Now with almost zero consultation this is to be abandoned for up to 18months.  This is not something which should be rushed into.  There [...]

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Glasgow Sheriff Court – Update catering facilities for staff

WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT - At 3pm 27th March Please note - Baxter Storey - Amended Opening Hours Staff Restaurant Breakfast 08.30am-11.00am Lunch 11.00am-13.30pm Vending machines will continue to be available throughout the building.

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Update Edinburgh Sheriff Court

26.03.20 - Sheriff Principal Coronavirus Guidance Civil & Criminal Business 25.03.20 - EBA re ESC Edinburgh Sheriff Court - update diet courts

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Information on Court and Court business at SSDG

25.03.20 - Sheriffdom of SSDG - Final Order Transfer of Proceedings to Hamilton and Dumfries 25.03.20 - SSDG Protocol - 4 - 2020 - Minute for Custodies remotely Mailbox addresses for Minutes

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Communication – Agents to Prison Video Links

Below -  some new guidance on the Prison VC links.  This is on SLAB website now.  They can still accept new solicitors who have not registered for this so far. Communication - Agents to Prison Video Link

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