Category Archives: Legal

Why do I feel uneasy about cameras covering court sentencing?

It’s been decided that the sentencing of Suzanne Pilley’s murderer, David Gilroy, will be filmed and the footage released to the media in the interests of openness and transparency. This is something that’s been welcomed by Willie Rennie, who said: … Continue reading

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Review: ITV’s The Jury

I am a complete sucker for a good courtroom drama. Lunchtimes during the school holidays when I was a little girl would find me avidly watching Crown Court. There was always that moment of drama on a Friday when The … Continue reading

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>What’s more important – Justice or Location? #sp4 #echr

>I feel a bit nervous writing about the law when people like LPW and Love and Garbage, who do actually know what they are talking about, do it so much better. However I thought it might be interestingto put  forward … Continue reading

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>Paul Clarke: Punished for doing the right thing?

>I don’t know where on earth I was last weekend but apparently there was a bit of a Twitterstorm about Paul Clarke. I’d never heard of him until loveandgarbage mentioned it last night. I thought at first he was an … Continue reading

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