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How election courts work: The Alistair Carmichael case & other trials

Four voters from Orkney and Shetland raised a court challenge after May’s general election, claiming that their MP, Alistair Carmichael, had breached election law by falsely denying complicity in the leak of a memo that suggested Nicola Sturgeon was secretly hoping for a Conservative victory. I wrote on the Scottish…

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Prison campus: how PoWs sat law degrees

The first post on this site was published in October, looking at some compelling minutes documenting the lead-up to the Second World War. It is rare to describe dusty old minutes as compelling, but these really were, narrating as they did a Dutch law faculty seeking support as continental Europe…

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"Careful what we wish for?" Event report

Dr Abbe Brown, Reader, discusses her event “Careful what we wish for? Clashing laws, energy and society” as part of the Being Human Festival.

The first snow in Aberdeen this winter did not deter the audience at “Careful what we wish for” at Queens Cross Church on Friday 20 November…

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Scottish Criminal Evidence Law Set Adrift

The School of Law has an ongoing seminar series, where our own academic staff or visiting academics are given the chance to showcase or develop some research. One such recent seminar was on the rules of evidence in Scottish criminal law.

Since the turn of the century, Scottish criminal…

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