What is Contempt of Court?
What is contempt of court in Scotland? Recent high profile criminal cases in Scotland have seen the Crown Office warning the tweeting public about the dangers of contempt. But what are the legal rules? What does contempt mean in practice? This episode of the Lawburrows podcast takes a closer look.
27 Apr 2020
The Trial of Oscar Slater
The trial of Oscar Slater is one of Scotland's most notorious miscarriage of justice cases, based on prosecution misconduct, police tunnel-vision, bad eyewitness evidence, and public prejudice against the accused. This podcast looks at some of the history of the case.Arthur Conan Doyle's interesting pamphlet on the case can be read here: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks12/1202651h.html
25 Apr 2020
Lawburrows | My Last Will And Testament
This first ever episode of the Lawburrows podcast - the podcast which burrows into the law in Scotland - looks at the issue of making wills in Scotland, in the grip of the coronavirus crisis, and all the social distance it demands.
16 Apr 2020