Supreme Court judges would rule Theresa May’s flagship Brexit legislation unlawful if they followed the logic of a decision on the SNP’s version, says the Lord Advocate.
Scotland’s top law officer is investigating an Angus whistleblower’s claims that police covered up a hiker’s possible murder.
Fears have been raised about the plight of Sheku Bayoh’s family as the Lord Advocate could not say when a fatal accident inquiry will be held into his death.
The family of Sheku Bayoh will meet the Lord Advocate on Wednesday to demand answers over his death in police custody.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged over the lack of answers Sheku Bayoh’s family are getting over his death in police custody.
An “over-zealous” approach to tackling domestic violence is having a “devastating” impact on families and clogging up the courts, a former prosecutor has warned.
Brexit could make the process of extraditing criminals to and from the UK "slower and more cumbersome", Scotland's senior law officer has warned.
Further information on the deaths of a couple who died following a crash on the M9 has been passed to the Lord Advocate by the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC).
MSPs have unanimously approved the appointment of Scotland's top legal officers.
The family of a man who died in police custody in Fife have called for a potential prosecution of Police Scotland on health and safety grounds to be considered.