The brother of a former US Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying has urged Western governments to act, fearing the legal system could take years to deal with his case.
Former glamour model Katie Price has pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified and without insurance after she mistakenly believed her ban had come to an end.
The abuse heaped on politicians and broadcasters outside the Houses of Parliament in recent weeks has brought the issue into sharp focus.
Security at a family court in Ireland is under review after a man allegedly produced an imitation gun and suspect device during a hearing.
Judges at Scotland’s highest civil court have rubber-stamped a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision allowing the UK to unilaterally revoke its withdrawal from the EU.
Ride-hailing firm Uber has said it will take its legal battle over the status of its drivers to the UK’s highest court after losing at the Court of Appeal.
Ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers, entitled to rights such as holiday pay.
A driver who was on his mobile phone minutes before a crash has admitted causing the death of the mother of Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman.
A paedophile police constable with an “insatiable appetite” for preying on young girls has been jailed for 25 years.
The number of criminals being caught with knives or dangerous weapons is at the highest level since the start of the decade, new figures show.
An expert group established to improve victims’ experiences of the Scottish justice system is meeting for the first time later on Wednesday.
A woman who emerged from the settlements of one of Africa’s largest cities to help in the fight to rewrite her country’s constitution has been named the first winner of the Scottish Bar International Human Rights Award.
A legal challenge to Brexit, brought by a cross party group of MSPs, is taking place at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg on Tuesday.
A Labour MP accused of lying to avoid a speeding charge is facing a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
The father of a man killed in Edinburgh has called for a victims’ commissioner to be established to help people hit by crime as he held a meeting with Scotland’s Justice Secretary.
A teenager and a man have both been given life sentences for the knife murder of a 16-year-old boy.
A Belfast man who suffered life-changing brain injuries during a one-punch attack in Australia has claimed his condition was not taken seriously enough by the legal authorities.
Legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland to 12 has been approved in principle at Holyrood, despite some MSPs calling on ministers to go further.
A woman who won a civil rape case is spearheading a new campaign to end the not proven verdict in Scottish criminal trials.
The Justice Secretary has said “there are rightly questions being asked” following the death of a teenager at a young offenders’ institution.