Two new members have been appointed to fill vacant positions on the Scottish Sentencing Council. Summary Sheriff Amel Elfallah joins the Council as a judicial member, while Louise Arrol takes on the role of advocate member. Both have been appointed for five-year terms by the Lord Justice General, after consulting the Scottish Ministers.
In our latest blog, Scottish academics look at the new legislation on domestic abuse and how it fits into the legal landscape.
The draft minutes of the Council’s meeting held in Edinburgh on 10 June 2022 are now available.
The Scottish Sentencing Council has today published a new research report reviewing the sentencing of offences involving domestic abuse in Scotland.