IN reply to Professor James Chalmers and others (Letters, March 31) on the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill it is asserted there is an "alarming lack of clarity in Scots law" on the matter and an "absence of any published prosecutorial guidance".
ROSEMARY Goring's plea for an oasis of solitude in this gadget-driven, technological world ("Much to be said for just a little bit of solitude", The Herald, March 30) is well-intentioned but she overlooks the obvious solution.
LETTERS (March 24, 27 & 28) about the mountain hare population in Scotland brought back to mind the experience I had in the winter of about January 2012.
YOUR correspondents David Stubley (Letters, March 25) and Ian Johnstone (Letters, March 30) should move from continual attacks on George W Bush and Tony Blair over the second Iraq war.
THE BBC has faced much criticism this year for the coverage of referendum and post referendum politics.
RUTH Marr's response (Letters, March 31) to Richard Mowbray's letter (March 30) was entirely in point.
IT seems clear that the possibly enlarged SNP group at Westminster really does plan to undermine UK governance, upset the apple cart, and reiterate grievances rather than take a positive role in restoring the UK's fortunes.
TRANSPORT Minister Derek MacKay's impending announcement this week of rail travel inducements ("Jobseekers to get free rail travel under new franchise", The Herald, March 30) seems a progressive step at first view.
I'D like to offer Keith Bruce ("Musicians are not cheering new radio schedule", Herald Arts, March 30) some encouraging information about BBC Radio Scotland's support for musicians and music lovers in Scotland.
THE debate on the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill has drawn attention to an alarming lack of clarity in Scots law.
I HAVE just received an election leaflet from Scottish Labour.
QUITE obviously the SNP are on a roll at the moment and party delegates celebrated that at their Glasgow conference.
THE contaminated blood victims have suffered greatly and everyone should hope that there is now a generous settlement in their favour ("£12m contaminated blood probe branded a whitewash", The Herald, March 26).
REGARDING the introduction of 20 mph speed limits in Edinburgh, your correspondents (Letters, March 21, 25, 26 & 27) have missed an important point: the capital has no need to install speed bumps.
THE problem with Bernard Zonfrillo's plea for the increased development and use of electric-powered vehicles and transport (Letters, March 25) is the potential shortfall in the availability of power to charge the vehicle batteries.
DAVID Stubley (Letters, March 27) in reference to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report on glyphosate seems unaware that half of all known chemicals test as carcinogenic and that includes the thousands of natural pesticides that Mr Stubley eats happily in fruit and vegetables.