When the Scottish Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill throws his toys out of the pram, he doesn't hold anything back.
Stuffed teddies and feeding bottles blacken the sky as the tantrum volume cranks up to 11. You could hear Mr MacAskill’s cries of anger at the UK Supreme Court’s “aggressive” interventions in Scottish courts all the way from the Faculty of Advocates and the Crown Office in Edinburgh’s Lawnmarket yesterday. Where a surprising number of legal figures support him, on the primacy of Scots law at least, they regret the manner of his intervention.
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