HMA v Allan Peach

Monday, 4 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 31 January 2019, Lord Clark imposed an extended sentence of nine years on Allan Peach, after the accused pled guilty to making an improvised explosive device with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property, or to enable any other person to do so. The custodial part will be six years, which will be followed by an extension period of three years on licence.

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HMA v Allenbuild Limited

Friday, 1 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court today, 1 February 2019, Sheriff Norman McFadyen fined Allenbuild Limited £600,000 for a contravention of Regulation 27(1) of the Construction (Design and Management) 2015 Regulations and the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, section 33(1)(c) on 5 December 2016 at the construction site of the Engine Yard, Leith Walk Edinburgh, also known as Shrubhill, which resulted in the death of Vincent Ramsay, a labourer who was working there.

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HMA v William Tucker

Wednesday, 30 January, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 30 January 2019, Lord Summers sentenced William Tucker to 13 years’ imprisonment, after the accused was found guilty of rape and other historical child sexual offences. On sentencing, Lord Summers made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Paul Green, Lee Noonan and Robbie Brown

Tuesday, 29 January, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 29 January 2019, Lord Summers sentenced Paul Green, Lee Noonan and Robbie Brown to life imprisonment with punishment parts of, respectively, 18 years, 21 years and 18 years five months, the three co-accused having been found guilty of the murder of James Watt. On sentencing, Lord Summers made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Ralph Goldie

Thursday, 24 January, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 24 January 2019, Lord Matthews sentenced Ralph Goldie to six years and nine months’ imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to the culpable homicide of Jeremy Paradine. On sentencing, Lord Matthews made the following statement in court:

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