HMA v Gary Gallagher aka Watson

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 20 July 2016, Lady Scott imposed an order for lifelong restriction on Gary Gallagher with a punishment part of five years after the accused was convicted of rape and physical and sexual assaults against three female partners.

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HMA v Scott Thomas

Tuesday, 19 July, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At Hamilton Sheriff Court, Sheriff Daniel Kelly QC, sentenced Scott Thomas to five years imprisonment after he was found guilty of sexually abusing two girls.

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HMA v Caoimhin Gerard McSherry

Thursday, 14 July, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Sheriff Norman McFadyen sentenced Caoimhin Gerard McSherry to 32 months imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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HMA v Amir Ali

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Boyd sentenced Amir Ali to three years, six months imprisonment, after the accused pled guilty to being concerned in the supply of diamorphine.

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HMA v Jacqueline McPhie

Tuesday, 12 July, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Wise sentenced Jacqueline McPhie to three years and four months imprisonment after she pled guilty to a charge of fraud.

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Judges spend a great deal of time working on cases before and after court and have to do a lot of preparation for the day ahead. Read about a typical day for a judge.

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