HMA v Donald Jeffrey

Tuesday, 1 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Paisley today, Lord Matthews imposed an order for life long restriction on Donald Jeffrey with a punishment part of 10 years, after the accused was found guilty of numerous charges including attempted murder, rape and domestic assaults.

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HMA v Ross Taggart

Wednesday, 25 November, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Lord Uist sentenced Ross Taggart to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 18 years, after the accused was found guilty of the murder of his mother, Carol Anne Taggart.

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HMA v Jamie King

Friday, 20 November, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Judge Paul Arthurson QC imposed an extended sentence on Jamie King – a custodial term of six years detention followed by an extension period of two years on licence – after the accused was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old schoolgirl.

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HMA v LC (youth) and Alan Clark

Tuesday, 27 October, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 27 October 2015, Lord Armstrong sentenced a 17-year-old male to nine years detention and his co-accused Alan Clark to eight years detention after they were found guilty of the attempted murder of Robert Campbell.

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HMA v Joseph Whyte

Wednesday, 14 October, 2015
Sentencing Statements

Today, at the High Court in Edinburgh, Lord Uist imposed an order for life long restriction on Joseph Whyte with a punishment part of 6 years and 8 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to attempted murder, and committing an assault to the danger of life, on fellow prisoners.

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