Lawful Business is John Forsyth’s legal blog, ranging across archive, analysis commentary and rueful observation.
Lawful Business’s first incarnation was a weekly legal affairs radio programme, independently produced by Forsyth Productions and broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland between 1993 and 2000.
Presented by Austin Lafferty its aim was to “open a window on the law” every week. The programme wasn’t just inward looking for the legal professionals within Scotland, its ambition and intention were equally to explain the law for the general listener; to discuss and debate what Scots Law and its practice could contribute to the wider legal world; and also what it could learn from other professions and jurisdictions. [Forsyth Productions and Austin Lafferty also contribute a series called the Legal World to the BBC World Service.]
See selections from John Forsyth’s archive on www.carrochcomm.co.uk.