Justice & Safety
2nd June 2016 by Justice Digital Strategy Team
Legal aid content is being developed in recognition that people may not know or understand how the legal aid system works, or how to get help or advice, or who to get it from. Mygov.scot is a website where people in Scotland can access online public services.
31st May 2016 by Justice Digital Strategy Team
Always looking for an opportunity to raise awareness of the Justice Digital Strategy (JDS), this 2016 annual conference presented the perfect opportunity to reach a wide geographical spread.
26th May 2016 by Justice Digital Strategy Team
Associate partner Scottish Government recently hosted a meeting of the EU initiative to improve cross-border videoconferencing (VC) in the justice system, also known as project ‘Handshake’.
10th March 2016 by andrewbirchall
I have been brought into the expanding team in the Digital Directorate to help out with initial investigations into information sharing across Government, and as part of this creating a Digital Evidence and Information Vault for use by the many different agencies and organisations involved in the Scottish justice system.
26th February 2016 by Ian MacFarlane
Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the February edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief. The brief provides, in a single place, a concise but comprehensive overview of all the most important Justice and Safer Communities statistics in Scotland. It is published on a monthly basis and readers should feel confident...
22nd February 2016 by John Wallace
The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs Paul Wheelhouse is today marking European Day for Victims of Crime by launching the Victims’ Code for Scotland.
10th February 2016 by Ian MacFarlane
Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the January edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief.
4th February 2016 by Gillian Russell
I attended my first Community Networking Breakfast in Possilpark run by NG Homes. These networking events take place monthly and are a fantastic opportunity for people who work and live in the community to come together to share information about the excellent work taking place locally to strengthen the community.
2nd February 2016 by Nicole Carter
This is the big question as we look at improving it in the light of advances and opportunities in technology. A vision exists, and a strong will from the many organisations involved, including the police, crown, courts and tribunal service, legal aid board and prison service.
21st December 2015 by Ian MacFarlane
The brief provides, in a single place, a concise but comprehensive overview of all the most important Justice and Safer Communities statistics in Scotland. It is published on a monthly basis and readers should feel confident that the data in it are up to date.