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Executive committee 31 October 2009

31/10/2009 11:15 am Published by Comments Off on Executive committee 31 October 2009

The Executive Committee met on 31st October 2009 in Perth. The chairman, vice-chairman, secretary and treasurer were elected – click […]


European Lay Judge Forum

20/10/2009 11:42 am Published by Comments Off on European Lay Judge Forum

The SJA was represented at the Lay Judge Forum in Helsinki on 24/25th October by Susan Kirkwood, the SJA Secretary. […]


Communications Committee 8 September 2009

24/09/2009 11:16 am Published by Comments Off on Communications Committee 8 September 2009

The SJA Communications Committee held their eighth meeting on 8 September 2009. The last and next issues of the newsletter […]


SJA Executive Elections 2009

01/09/2009 11:43 am Published by Comments Off on SJA Executive Elections 2009

There are elections to the SJA executive in three sheriffdoms: Lothian & Borders, North Strathclyde and Tayside Central &Fife.  Voting […]


Executive Committee August 2009

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The Executive Committee met on 27 August 2009 in Edinburgh. Issues discussed included the nomination of JPs to groups reviewing […]


400 Years celebration

24/06/2009 11:44 am Published by Comments Off on 400 Years celebration

On the occasion of the receiption held to mark 400 years of the office of Justice of the Peace in […]


Changing Face of Scottish Lay Justice

16/06/2009 11:44 am Published by Comments Off on Changing Face of Scottish Lay Justice

A recent article in the ‘Magistrate’ magazine by Johan Findlay reflecting the changing face of Scottish Lay Justice is now […]


Executive Committee 13 May 2009

07/06/2009 11:17 am Published by Comments Off on Executive Committee 13 May 2009

The Executive Committee met on 13th May 2009 in Edinburgh. Issues discussed included the evidence session at the Justice Committee […]


District Courts – a history

23/03/2009 11:46 am Published by Comments Off on District Courts – a history

This paper (click HERE to download it) produced by Alistair J M Young at the end of 2007 provides a legislative history of the […]


Communciations Committee 5 March 2009

05/03/2009 11:18 am Published by Comments Off on Communciations Committee 5 March 2009

The SJA Communications Committee held their sixth meeting on 5 March 2009. The publication of the next two newsletters was […]