Corroboration, Eggs and Omelettes

Time is throttling past me.  Was it really November last year that I first blogged about corroboration?  I suggested then that although Scots Law should not be afraid to take a radical approach to reform and that many of the observations of the Carloway Report appeared sound, there was a danger inherent in considering corroboration Read more about Corroboration, Eggs and Omelettes[…]

We Don’t Need No Corroboration – But is it Just Another Brick in the Wall?

So the Carloway Review recommends the abolition of corroboration. Prominent lawyers have questioned the case for abolition, raising concerns that a vital safeguard against miscarriages of justice would be removed. Victims groups have broadly supported the move. They consider the requirement for crimes in Scotland to be proved by corroborated evidence as an unnecessary barrier Read more about We Don’t Need No Corroboration – But is it Just Another Brick in the Wall?[…]