Lord justice clerk


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the second in rank of the two highest judges of the Supreme Court of Scotland.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Here is the List: THE LORD JUSTICE CLERK,} LORD DRUMFENNICK, }Judges on the Bench.
Lord Justice Clerk Lady Dorrian said a decision on the appeal would be made in writing in "due course".
Scotland's second most senior judge, the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, who heard the sentence appeal with Lord Menzies and Lord Drummond Young, reserved their decision in the case and will give a ruling at a later date yet to be fixed.
He wrote from Stirling on 2 February 1746: 'We have taken about twenty of their sick here, and the famous Miss Jenny Cameron, whom I propose to send to Edinburgh for the Lord Justice Clerk to examine.' After enquiries, it was discovered that the poor woman in Newcastle had simply been influenced by the myths and legends which had sprung up and been oft repeated about Jenny Cameron.
Presiding judge Lady Dorrian, who is Lord Justice Clerk, sitting with Lord Menzies and Lord Turnbull, quashed the conviction against Ms Kirk following a brief hearing.
In the week Lady Dorrian became the first female Lord Justice Clerk in 692 years, it's progress at last.
Second Division of the Inner House: Lord Justice Clerk (Gill), and Lords Hardie and Marnoch
In his written judgment, the Lord Justice Clerk wrote: "The question whether the appellant has succeeded to the tenancy can be determined only in the ordinary courts.
S1, the first car number plate issued in Edinburgh - in 1903 to Sir John MacDonald, Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland - sold last night for pounds 397,500.
Lord Justice Clerk Lord Gill said: "Our decision is to allow this appeal.
Lord Justice Clerk Lord Gill and the South African lawyer and former anti-apartheid campaigner Justice Albie Sachs also received honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at the same ceremony.
Lord Justice Clerk Lady Dorrian, Lord Menzies and Lord Brodie were not convinced it would be safer or more appropriate for women to take misoprostol in a medical setting rather than at home.