Monday, 11 January 2016

Volume III, No. 1 of The Scottish Parliamentary Review is under way!  
Here are the articles which will appear in this issue:

Friday, 3 January 2014

Lord Rodger Memorial Issue (Vol. I, No. 2)

Ladies and Gentlemen, here's the cover of the upcoming issue  of the Scottish Parliamentary Review. Watch this space for more details about the articles and authors in this issue!

Saturday, 28 September 2013

Next Issue: Vol. I, No. 2.

The following are some of the articles under consideration for our next issue:

1.  An analysis of the Bankruptcy Bill currently in Parliament by Nicholas Grier, Parliament's special advisor on the legislation;

2.  A piece on parliamentary governance by Dr. James Johnston (Parliamentary Clerk to Finance Committee) and Dr. Paul Cairney (Stirling University);

3.  An analysis of Scotland's position before the European Union in the event of independence by (former) Judge David Edward;

4.  A discussion of the implications of the Scotland Act 2012 by Kenneth Gibson, MSP.

5.  A practical piece on the day-to-day work of Scottish parliamentary counsel (and quite a bit of wonderful history and anecdotes) by John Cameron McCluskie, QC;

6.  Cases & Commentary:

-An update to the effects of the U.K. Supreme Court's decision in AXA General Insurance Ltd. & ors v The Lord Advocate & ors [2011] by Christine O'Neill and Laura Kennedy at Brodies, LLP;

-A statutory review of the Children and YP (S) Bill by Lesley-Anne Barnes Macfarlane;

-A practice commentary on separate representation in conveyancing by Robert Fraser of Aberdein Considine; and,

7.  Book Reviews by Dr. Richard Whitecross and the Editorial Team.

Monday, 15 October 2012

March, 2013: Our list of authors for the Inaugural Issue:

Dr. Alastair Mann (University of Stirling) - A Brief History of an Ancient Institution - The Scottish Parliaments.

Mr. Patrick Layden, QC - Similar Fact Evidence, the Moorov Doctrine, and the Carloway Report.

Mr. John Mason, MSP - Same Sex Marriage in Scotland.

Mr. Bruce Crawford, MSP - Scottish Independence: Parliament's Role on the Road to Referendum.

Dr. Paul A. Cairney (University of Stirling) - How the Scottish Parliament Can be Improved.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

The work of the Scottish Parliamentary Review ("SPR") has begun!  The topics for the Inaugural Issue have been selected in general.  Writers and editors interested in the work of the SPR should contact the Editor-in-Chief directly.

Friday, 8 June 2012

The Scottish Parliamentary Review will be Scotland's first and premier professional periodic journal focused on the analysis of the Scottish Parliament's legislation and legislative process.

The Scottish Parliamentary Review will provide a forum for scholarly articles on particular legislation, bills currently under consideration and the need for legislative reform by the Scottish Parliament.

The Scottish Parliamentary Review invites articles on these subjects from all interested individuals.

For further information please contact:

Saamir K. Nizam


Robert Merecz
Managing Editor & Director of Marketing

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