Caselaw: Bail in High Court Proceedings

If I should ever be tempted to think that my years of experience practicing in the criminal courts in Scotland means that I know all there is to know about procedure then the case of AA v HM Advocate [2016] HCJAC 17 serves as an abrupt slap in the face. Practitioners will be well aware Read more about Caselaw: Bail in High Court Proceedings[…]

News – Standard Bail Conditions Not ECHR Compatible.

Three Appeal Court judges have decided that amendments made to Section 24 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 are not compatible with an accused person’s Convention Rights under Article 5 ECHR.  The provision in question was amended by Section 58 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010.  That Section amended Section 24 Read more about News – Standard Bail Conditions Not ECHR Compatible.[…]