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Judiciary of Scotland

Welcome to the website of the judiciary in Scotland.  You will find lots of information about judges, the work they do in each of the different courts and some helpful advice if you are attending court or simply want to come in and see what happens.  

You can also find up-to-date information on the latest sentencing statements which will allow you to read what a judge has said in court on passing sentence.  We also publish summaries of opinions, fatal accident inquiry determinations and other major court decisions in Scotland.

HMA v KEVIN STOLAREK

Friday, 13 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Paisley Lord Burns sentenced Kevin Stolarek to 20 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to rape.

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HMA v GARY TRAVERS

Friday, 13 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland imposed an eight year extended sentence on Gary Travers with a custodial part of four years imprisonment after he pled guilty to assault at Airdrie Sheriff Court on 9 April 2013.

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HMA v GRAHAM MOONEY

Friday, 13 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland sentenced Graham Mooney to four years imprisonment after he pled guilty in being concerned in the supplying of Class A drugs in Greenock on 30 October 2012.

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HMA v PIERCE THOMAS HENDRY& DANIEL KELLY

Thursday, 12 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Doherty sentenced Pierce Hendry to an extended sentence of 7 years, the custodial term being 4 years and the extension period being 3 years. Daniel Kelly was sentenced to 3 years 4 months detention. Both pled guilty to assault and robbery on 21 February 2013 at a licensed grocers in Glasgow and to assault and with intent to rob on the same date at another shop in Glasgow.

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HMA v LOTHIAN HEALTH BOARD

Wednesday, 11 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At Haddington Sheriff Court, Sheriff Braid imposed a total fine of £32,000 on Lothian Health Board after it pled guilty to contraventions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

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@JudgesScotland - The Rt. Hon. Lord Boyd of Duncansby has been appointed as Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal. https://t.co/KqiAoFXnx1

@JudgesScotland - RT @ScotSentencing: We have today launched a public consultation inviting views on a new sentencing guideline. The sentencing process guide…

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