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HMA v Paul Johnson

Thursday, 15 November, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 15 November 2018, Lord Boyd of Duncansby sentenced Paul Johnson to four years’ imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to wilful fire-raising aggravated by religious prejudice. On sentencing, Lord Boyd made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Brian Docherty

Monday, 12 November, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Livingston today, 12 November 2018, Lady Rae imposed an extended sentence on Brian Docherty of nine years and ten months after the accused pled guilty to lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour and sexual assault. The custodial part will seven years and ten months, which will be followed by an extension period of two years on licence.

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HMA v Stephen Kinnaird

Thursday, 8 November, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Livingston today, 8 November 2018, Lady Rae imposed an extended sentence of 13 years on Stephen Kinnaird after the accused pled guilty to the rape of a child. The custodial part will be eight years, which will be followed by an extension period of five years on licence.

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HMA v Raymond Oldham

Wednesday, 7 November, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 7 November 2018, Lord Boyd of Duncansby imposed an extended sentence of 16 years on Raymond Oldham after the accused pled guilty to historical child sex offences. The custodial part is 10 years, which will be followed by an extension period of six years on licence.

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HMA v Simon Quin

Tuesday, 6 November, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 6 November 2018, Lord Arthurson sentenced Simon Quin to five years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of petrol-bombing a house to the danger of persons within the property.

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