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HMA v James Lochrie

Thursday, 24 September, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 24 September 2015, Lord Pentland sentenced James Lochrie to a custodial term of 12 years followed by an extension period of three years on licence after the accused was found guilty of child sex abuse offences.

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HMA v Andrew Love

Wednesday, 23 September, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 23 September 2015, Lord Uist sentenced Andrew Love to four years and eight months imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to being concerned in the supplying of heroin.

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HMA v Kallum Delaney

Thursday, 17 September, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 17 September 2015, Lord Glennie sentenced Kallum Delaney to five years’ detention after the accused was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Robin Thomson.

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HMA v Alexander Benjamin Pacteau

Tuesday, 8 September, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, Lady Rae sentenced Alexander Pacteau to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 23 years after the accused pled guilty to the murder of Karen Buckley.

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HMA v Joseph Patrick McGuire

Tuesday, 1 September, 2015
Sentencing Statements

Today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Sheriff Fiona Reith QC sentenced Joseph McGuire after he pleaded guilty to having formed a fraudulent scheme in the course of his employment at the National Museum of Scotland and having obtained postage stamps with a total face value of £14,458 by fraud.

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Summaries of Court Opinions

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In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of wider public interest. In these cases a summary of the court’s Opinion is produced and published along with a link to the full Opinion.

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