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What is the punishment for falsely accusing someone?

Accusing someone falsely of a crime, especially serious offences such as sexual crimes and historical sexual offences, is a grave matter. This blog explores the legal implications and charges that can be brought against individuals making false accusations, shedding light on the complex legal framework designed to uphold the integrity of the justice system in Scotland.

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Judicial review petition for reconsideration of possible release for convicted knife killer is granted

A prisoner who was charged in 1996 after killing a young man in Renfrew with a knife has successfully petitioned for a judicial review of a Parole Board for Scotland's decision to deny him release on parole.

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Criminal Justice Disability Project: Final Report Released

The Scottish Government has published a new report which aims to promote and enable accessibility of service across the criminal justice sector in Scotland for those with disabilities.

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Brexit Poses Challenges to Cross-Border Crime Co-operation

A new paper has highlighted the possible “complex and far-reaching” challenges that Scotland’s police and prosecutors could be presented with when tackling cross-border crime after Brexit. 

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NCA Identifies Key Crime Threats Facing the UK

The National Crime Agency (NCA) recently published its National Strategic Assessment (NSA) for 2018, which contains an analysis of serious and organised crime threats facing the country. 

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