Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog takes a brief look at some of the main issues linked to mobile phone apps which aim to trace the contacts of people who have COVID-19.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Due to the emergency legislation in the Scottish Parliament this week, this blog post looks at the sale and purchase of property in Scotland. Here
Reading Time: 8 minutes A look at 20 years of family law in the Scottish Parliament.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest blog from Daren Fitzhenry, the Scottish Information Commissioner, sets out some background information on Freedom of Information (FOI) and how to find out more.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at a recent Court of Session case on whether it is legal to change the locks of asylum seekers when their asylum claims are refused
Reading Time: 3 minutes A look at how Brexit might affect the Scottish Government’s newly devolved competition powers.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Civil law (sometimes simply referred to as ‘not criminal law’) is recognised as the geekier end of the Scottish Government’s Justice portfolio. It doesn’t grab
Reading Time: 6 minutes As part of the programme to mark 20 years since the creation of the Scottish Parliament, SPICe will publish twenty “20 year” blog posts on
Reading Time: 4 minutes On 14 December 2018, the Scottish Government published a consultation with options for giving prisoners the right to vote in local government and Scottish Parliament
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Wightman case was brought by a cross-party group of Scottish politicians, backed by the Good Law Project. The petitioners wished to get legal certainty