UPDATE: ADJUDICATION HEARINGS IN SCOTTISH PRISONS
In July 2016 I wrote a blog “Adjudication hearings in Scottish Prisons.” This is a short update to that blog. Over the years, I have learnt that the Scottish Prison Service are not always transparent when it comes to publishing policy and procedure. During recent Judicial Review proceedings we discovered that the Disciplinary Guide published…
Road Traffic Law
At McGreevy & Co., Solicitors we spend a lot of time on the road travelling to courts and prisons across Scotland. We therefore appreciate the importance of your driving licence to you. When faced with criminal charges for driving offences we understand the stress and worry this can cause. The stakes can often be high…
How to contact The Prison Lawyer.
Our Mr Smith can be contacted in the following ways:- Telephone 0141 239 7407 (direct dial land line) 07968802638 (mobile telephone) Each of these telephone numbers has an answering machine. If Mr Smith is unable to answer your call, please wait for the greeting to end and thereafter leave your name, contact details and a…
183 More Sleeps: The Koestler Scotland Exhibition, Summerhall, Edinburgh. 7 – 29 Novemeber 2015
We attended the opening of 183 More Sleeps: The Koestler Scotland Exhibition on Friday 6 November 2015. We would recommend a visit.
New Scottish Prison Service Book Policy
As a result of work we have been doing, the Scottish Prison Service has decided to amend the terms of their policy in relation to prisoners receiving books from family and friends. The previous policy was as follows:- On 25 May 2015 the new Scottish Prison Service policy will come into force. This new policy amends…
RELEASE: The Koestler Exhibition for Scotland
I have been meaning to post these photographs of the Koestler Trust prisoner art exhibition for Scotland since December 2013. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. …