A teenager has been sentenced to four years behind bars after stabbing two people in an attempted murder and an assault.
A blind 97-year-old Second World War veteran is battling to persuade a High Court judge to let him leave a care facility and end his life at home.
Jurors who will try a man accused of killing Holby City actor John Michie’s daughter have been asked if they watch the programme.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she understands concerns surrounding a “wholly exceptional” court decision in which a student found guilty of sexual assault was granted an absolute discharge.
A retail company has been fined £450,000 after a girl was badly injured when a queue barrier toppled on to her.
All judges and sheriffs in Scotland will be given specific training on domestic abuse, it has been announced.
A legal challenge surrounding a football club’s plans to build a new stadium has begun at Scotland’s top civil court.
Wills are difficult documents for all concerned and, when their contents are revealed, they can contain a few surprises.
A former US Marine being held in Russia on suspicion of spying has been denied bail, according to his brother.
The brother of a former US Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying has urged Western governments to act, fearing the legal system could take years to deal with his case.
Former glamour model Katie Price has pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified and without insurance after she mistakenly believed her ban had come to an end.
The abuse heaped on politicians and broadcasters outside the Houses of Parliament in recent weeks has brought the issue into sharp focus.
Security at a family court in Ireland is under review after a man allegedly produced an imitation gun and suspect device during a hearing.
Judges at Scotland’s highest civil court have rubber-stamped a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision allowing the UK to unilaterally revoke its withdrawal from the EU.
Ride-hailing firm Uber has said it will take its legal battle over the status of its drivers to the UK’s highest court after losing at the Court of Appeal.
Ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers, entitled to rights such as holiday pay.
A driver who was on his mobile phone minutes before a crash has admitted causing the death of the mother of Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman.
A paedophile police constable with an “insatiable appetite” for preying on young girls has been jailed for 25 years.
The number of criminals being caught with knives or dangerous weapons is at the highest level since the start of the decade, new figures show.
An expert group established to improve victims’ experiences of the Scottish justice system is meeting for the first time later on Wednesday.
A woman who emerged from the settlements of one of Africa’s largest cities to help in the fight to rewrite her country’s constitution has been named the first winner of the Scottish Bar International Human Rights Award.
A legal challenge to Brexit, brought by a cross party group of MSPs, is taking place at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg on Tuesday.
A Labour MP accused of lying to avoid a speeding charge is facing a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
The father of a man killed in Edinburgh has called for a victims’ commissioner to be established to help people hit by crime as he held a meeting with Scotland’s Justice Secretary.
A teenager and a man have both been given life sentences for the knife murder of a 16-year-old boy.
An oilworker has been found in contempt of court after he quit his job to go work for the competition.
Health campaigners are fundraising to build a legal case on the state of maternity care provision for women in Caithness and its effect on their human rights.
Two established Highland legal firms have merged to expand their law and estate agency services across the north of Scotland.
Facebook has failed to stop legal action over a picture of a naked 14-year-old girl that was posted on its site.
A 58 year old joiner who had a row with his partner at a wedding bombarded her with phone calls and sent her threatening messages during a three day period.
Fed-up workers (and ex-workers) up and down the country have been committing acts of revenge on their colleagues and customers, and they’ve been confessing all to a workplace law consultancy.
A landmark legal bid to have obese people officially classed as disabled could have “widespread and expensive” consequences for businesses, a leading Scottish law firm has warned.