Sunday, October 05, 2008

East Renfrewshire MiniTrials 2008

The East Renfrewshire MiniTrials 2008 took place on Saturday 25 October 2008 in Paisley Sheriff Court. In addition to a criminal trial, the pupils re-enacted the world famous case of "The Paisley Snail" in four different civil jury trials. And the verdicts?
Two of the four juries found for the defender.
Two of the juries found for the pursuer.
One jury awarded £625 - with past solatium of £375.
The other jury awarded £7,250 comprising:-
(1) past solatium £5,000;
(2) future solatium £2,000;
(3) wage loss £ 200 (agreed);
(4) misc. expenses £ 50 (agreed).

See also The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland Online

Friday, June 20, 2008

South Ayrshire MiniTrials 2008

South Ayrshire MiniTrials 2008 took place
on Saturday 4 October 2008
in Ayr Sheriff Court.
See South Ayrshire Council News

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Edinburgh MiniTrials 2008

Edinburgh MiniTrials 2008 took place
on Saturday 11 October 2008
in Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Scottish Schools Law Project

The Scottish Schools Law Project has a new web-site at
or use the link opposite.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Tayside MiniTrials 2008

Tayside MiniTrials 2008 will be taking place
on Saturday 8 November 2008
in Dundee Sheriff Court.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Elizabeth Mace

A Sean Groat video - narrated by Jimmy Stewart