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Every day judges in courts across Scotland make decisions in both civil and criminal cases. They ensure cases and verdicts are within the limits of the law and hand down judgments and sentences.   Some of these decisions and sentences are published below.

HMA v DAWN SYLLA

Tuesday, 9 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Dawn Sylla to 3 years 4 months imprisonment after she pled guilty to smuggling cocaine into the country on 4 March 2013.

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HMA v FUNDO CLEMENCE MHURA

Friday, 5 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Fundo Clemence Mhura to 6 years 5 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to abduction, attempted extortion and assault and robbery in Kirkliston between 20 and 22 January 2013.

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HMA v PAUL ANTHONY O’NEILL

Friday, 5 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Paul Anthony O’Neill to 7 years 4 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to the sexual abuse of a child in the period between December 2011 and September 2012.

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HMA v DANIEL JOHN JAQUES

Thursday, 4 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Daniel John Jacques to 3 years and 4 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to attempted rape.

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HMA v DAVID MILLIGAN

Wednesday, 3 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

Lord Turnbull sentenced David Milligan to eight years in prison after he pled guilty to culpable homicide.

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