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Subsequently, when the papers were checked by the Keeper's office, it became apparent the Lord Advocate was the third defender and, accordingly, the case was reallocated to a different judge.
The Lord Advocate said: "The service works closely with Rape Crisis Scotland and this strengthens that relationship.
James Wolffe said, I thank the First Minister for nominating me to the office of Lord Advocate.
A Crown Office spokesman said: "The Lord Advocate and the US Attorney General have recently agreed that there is a proper basis in law in Scotland and the US to entitle Scottish and US investigators to treat two Libyans as suspects.
A Crown Office spokesman said: "The Lord Advocate and the US Attorney General have recently agreed that there is a proper basis in law in Scotland and the United States to entitle Scottish and US investigators to treat two Libyans as suspects in the continuing investigation into the bombing of flight Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie.
The Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland met the interim Libyan prime minister after Megrahi's death to discuss the investigation of others involved in the Lockerbie bombing.
A spokesman from the Scottish government said: "The Lord Advocate, Frank Mulholland QC, and Robert S Mueller, director of the FBI, met with the Libyan prime minister Abdurahim el-Keib to discuss the ongoing investigation into the Lockerbie bombing.
The spokesperson added that Lord Fraser, the former Solicitor General and Lord Advocate, said there is a perfectly adequate system within Scotland for criminal justice appeals to be taken in Edinburgh.
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Yesterday Lord Advocate Colin Boyd QC, Scotland's senior legal figure, lodged an appeal against that length of term.
The newly appointed Lord Advocate of Scotland met with the US families of victims of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on 6 March.
Gimblett's ruling will be appealed by the Lord Advocate in Scotland early next year.