By Autumn 2020, Scotland will have an opt out organ donation system. This means there will be deemed consent from all citizens to donate their organs upon death until they register otherwise.
Rebecca, Anna and Oliver were law student interns, participating in the WS Society Summer Internship programme during July 2019. This article summarises their research and presentation.
A conference in the Signet Library in Edinburgh, arranged by United Employment Lawyers and the WS Society, will be turning the spotlight on our smaller Scottish firms, where local lawyers still make up the majority of the legal profession.
A visitor’s perspective on the fears and uncertainties of Brexit on the food and drink industry in Scotland, by Texan law student Kristin Newby.
By Laura Crocker, Elizabeth Olofsson and Andrew Clark, WS Society Summer Internship participants (August 2018).
By Iona Bonaventura, Melissa Laurie and Sophie Mills, WS Society Summer Internship participants (July 2018).
By Adam Stevens, Zoe Kerr and Sarah Harper, WS Society Summer Internship participants (July 2018).
Texan lawyer and WS associate member Randy Gordon on the tension between the legal process and reporting in the popular media.
On ‘father of true crime’ William Roughead WS and the sensational murder trial of Glasgow socialite Madeleine Smith.
Italian lawyer Antonio J. Manca Graziadei explains the history behind Italy’s recent referendum and predicts an uncertain future.
Forty years ago, Princess Grace of Monaco appeared on Parliament Square.
A long lasting friendship and correspondence between Robert Burns and Robert Ainslie WS.
Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT looks back on his career.
Signet magazine editorial ponders if making a career of the future still has a future.
Walter the Scottie is part of a proud tradition of partnership between lawyers and their dogs.
An international panel of architects, urbanists and artists discuss the future of libraries and public space.
An astonishing saga of the US justice system reaches a worldwide audience on Netflix.
Robert Louis Stevenson's practical joke on his lifelong WS friend and adviser.
US police shootings raise questions that law cannot solve alone.
A story of the unique treasure trove of Roosevelt materials that was found at the Signet Library.