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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HMA v Jose Martins Barbosa

Tuesday, 13 October, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 13 October 2015, Lord Matthews sentenced Jose Barbosa to three years imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to facilitating the exploitation of women for prostitution.

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HMA v Stephen Michael Nisbet, James Nisbet, John McMahon, David Milne, Robert Borland, Ronald Harrison

Friday, 9 October, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today Lord Armstrong sentenced Stephen Michael Nisbet, James Nisbet, John McMahon, David Milne, Robert Borland, Ronald Harrison and Allan Holland after they were convicted of “grave contraventions of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, principally in relation to the supply of heroin”. Stephen Michael Nisbet was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, James Nisbet to 10 years, John McMahon to seven years ten months, David Milne to four years, and Robert Borland, Ronald Harrison and Allan Holland to five years imprisonment.

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