HMA v Sandeep Singh

Friday, 15 January, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 15 January 2016, Lady Rae sentenced Sandeep Singh to four years imprisonment and banned the accused from driving for 10 years after he was convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

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HMA v Barry Rankine

Monday, 21 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 21 December 2015, Lord Boyd of Duncansby sentenced Barry Rankine to five years imprisonment after the accused pleaded guilty to making and possessing indecent images of children stolen from police computer systems.

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HMA v Arthur Cummings

Thursday, 17 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 17 December 2015, Lord Uist sentenced Arthur Cummings to six years imprisonment with a further extension period of three years on licence after the accused pleaded guilty to assault to injury with intent to rob.

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HMA v John Cowbrough and James Wilson

Friday, 11 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 11 December 2015, Lady Wolffe sentenced both John Cowbrough and James Wilson to five years imprisonment after they were convicted of extortion.

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HMA v Mourad Mosdefaoui

Wednesday, 9 December, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 9 December 2015, Sheriff Frank Crowe sentenced Mourad Mosdefaoui to two years imprisonment and made him subject to the notification requirements of section 45 of the Counter Terrorism Act 2006 for a period of 10 years after the accused pled guilty to posting pro-ISIL images on Facebook and being in possession of a false Belgian identity card.

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HMA v Dennis Charles Cox

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
Sentencing Statement

At Glasgow High Court today (18 February 2020) Lord Arthurson imposed an extended sentence of 10 years with a custodial term of 8 years on Dennis Charles Cox after he was found guilty of charges including assault and attempted murder.

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Metal-on-metal hip replacement action fails

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019
Court Opinion

A 64-year-old former forestry worker has lost his action for damages at the Court of Session against two companies which manufactured the components used in his hip replacements 10 years ago.

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