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Getting the (Law) Right for Every Child

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When the long awaited Supreme Court judgment was issued yesterday morning, the Scottish government, behind the upbeat tweets and positive spin, must surely have groaned. The Named Person scheme, and the bigger project – the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 – of which it is only a part, has been a long time… Continue reading

Never discuss religion

Published on: Author: Ruth O'Donnell Leave a comment

There is an age old saying that religion is one of those things you should never discuss in polite company. Whether or not the world inhabited by legal academics counts as “polite company”, this warning was never much of an issue. Religion was of little interest to lawyers. In the last few years, however, there… Continue reading

GFSL: Principles in Practice – 30 years of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985”

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At the next meeting of the Glasgow Forum for Scots Law, Professor Jane Mair will speak on “Principles in Practice – 30 years of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985” The Family Law (Scotland) Act 1985: “a very good piece of legislation” This quote is typical of the views to emerge from interviews with solicitors,… Continue reading

Forced Marriage in Scotland: Practical Issues and Legal Responses

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main building, university of glasgow

    The Family Law Academic Network Scotland and Glasgow Caledonian University invite you to an evening seminar on: Forced Marriage in Scotland: Practical Issues and Legal Responses Date: Tuesday 2 June 2015 Time: 5.30pm for registration and tea/coffee Seminar starts at 6pm Venue: Room W301, 3rd floor, Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian University Speakers… Continue reading