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.
The sister of an electrician killed at work has backed a proposal to reform the law around culpable homicide.
The families of individuals killed due to an employer’s recklessness or gross negligence could be handed greater legal powers to hold them accountable.
Two women who sold fake diet pills and cancer treatments to vulnerable customers have been ordered to hand over a total of more than £820,000.
A former football coach has been jailed for six years after being convicted of historical child sex offences.
Hundreds of workers from the so-called gig economy are to stage a demonstration ahead of the latest legal hearing over their employment rights.
A six-year-old boy has won the right to seek damages from a dive charter company over the death of his father.
The European Court of Justice will next month consider whether Britain can unilaterally withdraw its Article 50 Brexit letter.