SCOTLAND'S centuries-old, distinctive legal cornerstone of corroboration in criminal prosecutions is "medieval" and "archaic" and should be abolished, according to a radical review of the system.
SCOTLAND'S centuries-old, distinctive legal cornerstone of corroboration in criminal prosecutions is \"medieval\" and \"archaic\" and should be abolished, according to a radical review of the system.
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Lucy Adams Chief Reporter
However, the proposal -- a key recommendation of a Scottish Government-commissioned review published yesterday -- has led to warnings from the Law Society of Scotland, senior advocates and judges over the dangers of removing it.
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