Lord Justice Clerk


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Lord Justice Clerk

Scotland's second ranking judge. In criminal matters he is second to the LORD JUSTICE GENERAL and in civil matters presides over the second division of the Inner House, the appellate division of the COURT OF SESSION.
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Dundee City Council v K & Scottish Ministers Court of Session, Scotland First Division of the Inner House: the Lord President (Hamilton), the Lord Justice Clerk (Gill) and Lord Marnoch 22 December 2005
Yesterday the Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Cullen, said: "On the information before us we are not satisfied that the article and editorial complained of represents a contempt of court.
The Lord Justice Clerk Lady Leeona Dorrian said when Burton, who protested his innocence, was convicted, the Crown relied on the Moorov doctrine.
Lord Carloway, the Lord Justice Clerk, quoted the fictional detective during an appeal by Lesley McGlinchey, who was hit by her own car.
There were cries of "yes" from Arlene's family as Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Gill said it was in the public interest that Fraser be sent back to prison.
Lord Cullen, the Lord Justice Clerk and the most senior of the three judges, ruled that the regulations were intended to protect the consumer, and the wording of the regulations should be taken as a whole.
The VHS purchase was revealed by Scotland's second most senior judge Lord Justice Clerk Lady Dorrian during a speech to the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association.
THE Lord Justice Clerk yesterday demanded an explanation as to why a prosecutor denied seeing crucial evidence in a murder case.
Munro was branded by Lord Gill, the Lord Justice Clerk, as being "untruthful".
Lord Justice Clerk Lord Cullen, sitting with Lords McCluskey and Sutherland, said there had been no "reasonable explanation" as to why Mr Love had not told the truth in court and, as there was no independent support to back up Mr Love's new claims, he moved to reject the appeal.
But a written judgment by the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, Lord Menzies and Lord Glennie has backed the earlier decision and granted the parliament the power to apply immediately for an order to remove the camp.
The lord justice clerk, Lord Gill, pointed out an individual's freedom may be curtailed to prevent disorder or crime.