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Witness Anonymity in the Criminal Process

Ian Dennis

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with witness anonymity, focusing on witnesses who provide evidence adverse to a defendant in a criminal trial, but whose identity is sought to be withheld from the defendant. It ... More


The Modern Law

Pamela R Ferguson

in Breach of the Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 focuses on the modern law. The greatest impact on the crime in recent years has resulted from the further effect given to the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) by the Scotland Act ... More


July 2001: Transsexual Law

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses, in 2001, the then current position of transsexuals in the law. The Court of Appeal had applied the Corbett rule in the case of Bellinger v Bellinger, and the European Court of Human Rights ... More


January 2010: Hearing and Speaking

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the “interim scheme” for legal representation of children at children's hearings, in place since 2002. Explores the implications of the Inner House decision in K v Authority Reporter 2009 ... More


January 2003: Extensive New Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the implications of Mendoza v Ghaidan while it was still at the Court of Appeal stage. This commentary suggests that its implications are great (as was subsequently proven when the case ... More


October 2001: Suing Local Authorities for Child Protection Failures

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses TP v United Kingdom [2001] 34 EHRR 42 where the complainants sought to extent the Osman ruling (but failed) and Z v United Kingdom [2001]34 EHRR 97 where the European Court of Human Rights ... More


April 2006: Rushed Law and Wrongful Death

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This commentary identifies a flaw created by the amendment of the Damages (Scotland) Act 1976 made by s.35 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 which removed relationships of affinity from the ... More


July 2002: Freeing Orders and Fathers who are not Parents

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This commentary discusses the awkward position of the unmarried father in three adoption cases. In G v City of Edinburgh Council 2002 SLT 828 an unmarried father was excluded from the process of ... More


March 2002: Legal Representation at Children’s Hearings: The Interim Scheme

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

A breach of the European Convention on Human Rights had been found for the failure to allow paid legal representation at some children's hearings. The Scottish Government responded by creating an ... More


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