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A warning to hate crime offenders

Oct 2017

At the start of the 2017 Hate Crime Awareness campaign the Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC has reiterated his warning to those who engage in such abhorrent behaviour that they will face the full force of the law.

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Stronger powers to seize criminal gains

Oct 2017

New powers to seize criminal gains are increasingly disruptive to serious organised crime, the Lord Advocate has said. Recent changes to the law, and new powers coming into effect in January, are making it easier to seize money, assets and property from serious criminals.
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In a time of change

Sep 2017
In the public interest: maintaining the rule of law and the interests of justice in a time of change” was the theme of the Lord Advocate James Wolffe’s speech to the 2017 Law Society Annual Conference, Glasgow on 19 September.
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