Lord justice general

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the highest in rank of the 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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Fresh surroundings Legal and court officials were impressed with the new court Above Sheriff Principal Ian Abercrombie with Lanarkshire lord lieutenant Susan Haughey, North Lanarkshire Provost Jean Jones and Anne Kinsella, Sheriffdom legal advisor RightSheriff Principal Ian Abercrombie (left) and Lord Principal Carloway, Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General New home The court (pictured) has relocated from its previous premises in Coatbridge to opposite Airdrie Sheriff Court
Lord Carloway, the Lord Justice General, disagreed, saying it would have been inappropriate and would have had no impact on the outcome of the trial.
Lord Cullen, a former Lord Justice General, is the Baron of Whitekirk in the UK.
Lord Justice General Lord Hamilton told the High Court in Edinburgh the situation "complicates matters" as Lord Wheatley may not be fit to resume judicial duties until mid-September.
She told the panel of five judges - led by Scotland's top judge, the Lord Justice General Lord Hamilton - that Al Megrahi's condition had "deteriorated".
Yesterday's judgment was delivered by the Lord Justice General Lord Hamilton along with Lord Kingarth and Lord Wheatley.
Lord Justice General Lord Hamilton said: "The applicant, with the exception of some mild discomfort, remains at present symptom-free.
The Lord Justice General, Lord Cullen, sitting with Lord Penrose and Lord Clarke, reduced Stafford's sentence to seven years
Lord Cullen, the Scottish Lord Justice General, said, "We have reached the conclusion that none of the grounds of appeal is well founded.
The Queen has appointed him as Scotland's next Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General of the High Court.