HMA v (youth)

Friday, 1 April, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Stacey imposed an extended sentence of 10 years' detention on a 16-year-old youth who was convicted of the culpable homicide of Bailey Gwynne. The sentence is composed of a custodial term of eight years followed by an extension period of two years post-release supervision. Lady Stacey imposed a further consecutive sentence of one year's detention for carrying a knife and knuckledusters

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HMA v Alistair Downie

Tuesday, 29 March, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Paisley on 29 March 2016, Lady Scott imposed a Community Payback Order and a Restriction of Liberty Order upon Alistair Downie after the accused pled guilty to causing death by dangerous driving.

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HMA v Christopher Graham

Friday, 18 March, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 18 March 2016, Lady Wolffe sentenced Christopher Graham to seven years imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to wilful fire-raising to the danger to life.

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HMA v Steven Mays

Wednesday, 16 March, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 16 March 2016, Lord Matthews imposed an extended sentence on Steven Mays of 12 years and eight months imprisonment, after the accused was found guilty of rape, sexual and physical assault charges and sending text messages of a sexual nature.

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HMA v Jay Christopher Lee Bell

Thursday, 10 March, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 10 March 2016, Judge Paul Arthurson QC sentenced Jay Bell to four years imprisonment after accused pled guilty to culpable and reckless conduct towards a nine-week-old baby, to his severe injury, permanent impairment, and to the danger of his life.

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