Every prisoner in Scotland should be given the right to vote in elections, according to an independent penal reform organisation.
Police Scotland has admitted seizing more than a hundred mobile phones a day, amid mounting calls for the government to clarify the rules that protect citizens from police snooping.
Scotland’s Mental Welfare Commission will examine the use of physical restraint in NHS facilities - after data gathered by The Ferret revealed a rise in recorded incidents across numerous health boards.
The Scottish Government has been warned that the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act may not comply with the European Convention on Human Rights.
The organisation responsible for scrutinising police in Scotland has backed a call for an end to the indefinite detention of immigrants.