This year the Law Commissions celebrate their 50th anniversaries. Their impact on Scots Law has been profound, particularly since the advent of the Scottish Parliament: Commission projects have led to reform of the law of legal writings, sexual offences, diligence, bankruptcy, insurance, land registration and title conditions and to the abolition of the feudal system… Continue reading
Halle Turner recently spoke to Policy Scotland about her research into unrepresented litigants in Scottish civil courts. (The good news is that Halle is now developing her initial LLM by Research thesis into a PhD thesis).
Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011) is well known. It’s a book about decision-making from the perspective of cognitive psychology. It summarises the research of both Kahneman and the late Amos Tversky. It aims to enrich the “proverbial office water-cooler” discussions where “opinions are shared and gossip exchanged.” Kahneman hopes that it will allow… Continue reading