Why You Should Join The
Scottish Legal Action Group
Scottish
Legal
Action
Group
Purpose
Registered charity formed in 1975 to explain
the law and promote legal services and
ch...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 1
Since 1975 SCOLAG has played a significant role in
Scottish civic society in campaigni...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 2
No other organisation in Scotland has covered the same
range of subject matter, includ...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 2
SCOLAG publishes a monthly Journal widely praised
for keeping people well informed abo...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 2 – don’t just take our word
“SCOLAG was the first journal that, as a young
lecturer, I ...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 2 – don’t just take our word
“SCOLAG is an invaluable journal which deals with
hugely im...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 2 – don’t just take our word
“I receive many journals and periodicals each
month. SCOLAG...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 3
The Group responds to consultations from the
Scottish Government, the UK Government, N...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 4
The Group holds events, works along with other
organisations in support of its objecti...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 5
Having the widest possible support for the Group
from individuals and organisations wh...
Why You Should Join SCOLAG
Reason 6
Changes to welfare law, legal aid, bankruptcy,
criminal procedure, the civil court str...
How To Join SCOLAG
Join today by visiting our web site and signing
up and paying online at:
www.scolag.org/membership
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The Scottish Legal Action Group is a charity campaigning for law reform and improved access to justice for the disadvantaged. It receives no government grants. Its income and activities are dependent entirely from membership fees, donations and the support of volunteers

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6 Reasons To Join The Scottish Legal Action Group

  1. 1. Why You Should Join The Scottish Legal Action Group
  2. 2. Scottish Legal Action Group Purpose Registered charity formed in 1975 to explain the law and promote legal services and changes in the law and the legal system so as to benefit the disadvantaged members of society. Aims • Promote and advance education and knowledge of the law in Scotland; • Improve and advance Scots law and the provision of legal services for the benefit of those members of society who are economically, socially, or otherwise disadvantaged; and • Promote equal access to justice in Scotland.
  3. 3. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 1 Since 1975 SCOLAG has played a significant role in Scottish civic society in campaigning for law reform and increased access to justice.
  4. 4. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 2 No other organisation in Scotland has covered the same range of subject matter, including: CHILD AND FAMILY LAW; criminal law; DEBT MANAGEMENT; education; EMPLOYMENT; housing; HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUALITIES; immigration; FREEDOM OF INFORMATION & DATA PROTECTION; legal advice & services; MENTAL HEALTH; police; PRISONS; social welfare
  5. 5. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 2 SCOLAG publishes a monthly Journal widely praised for keeping people well informed about a broad range of relevant developments through its news, articles and updates.
  6. 6. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 2 – don’t just take our word “SCOLAG was the first journal that, as a young lecturer, I ever subscribed to. As a hoary old professor it is one of the few that I still invariably read.” Professor Robert Black QC
  7. 7. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 2 – don’t just take our word “SCOLAG is an invaluable journal which deals with hugely important issues often ignored by other law journals.” Professor Kenneth McK Norrie
  8. 8. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 2 – don’t just take our word “I receive many journals and periodicals each month. SCOLAG Legal Journal is one which I am always glad to see. I regard it as essential reading.” The Rt Hon The Lord Hope of Craighead
  9. 9. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 3 The Group responds to consultations from the Scottish Government, the UK Government, NGO’s and others on legal developments, law reform and access to justice issues.
  10. 10. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 4 The Group holds events, works along with other organisations in support of its objectives works, and supports campaigns on issues which are relevant to the Group’s aims and purposes.
  11. 11. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 5 Having the widest possible support for the Group from individuals and organisations who share our aims and objectives is a vital component of our work.
  12. 12. Why You Should Join SCOLAG Reason 6 Changes to welfare law, legal aid, bankruptcy, criminal procedure, the civil court structure, and employment law are recent examples of changes which impact on the lives of disadvantaged people and affect their ability to obtain access to justice. The Group's work to make the law work better on their behalf is as important now as it ever was
  13. 13. How To Join SCOLAG Join today by visiting our web site and signing up and paying online at: www.scolag.org/membership
  14. 14. Why You Should Join The Scottish Legal Action Group

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