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Speeches

Senior judges regularly make speeches or give lectures on a broad range of topics. It is our intention to publish as many of these as possible.

Speeches published on this website reflect the individual judicial office-holder's personal views, unless otherwise stated. If you have any queries please contact the Head of Judicial Communications at the Judicial Office for Scotland.

 

HMA v RICHARD WATT

Friday, 5 September, 2014
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 5 September 2014, Lord Burns sentenced Richard Watt to a community payback order of 140 hours of unpaid work after he pleaded guilty to the illegal possession of two shotguns.

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HMA v DEREK GRANT

Monday, 1 September, 2014
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Livingston today, 1 September 2014, Lord Boyd of Duncansby sentenced Derek Grant to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the culpable homicide of Patrick Bradley.

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HMA v JAMES SNEDDON

Monday, 25 August, 2014
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 25 August 2014, Judge Morrison QC sentenced James Sneddon to a community payback order with 300 hours of unpaid work after he was convicted of causing death by careless driving.

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HMA v ROSDEEP ADEKOYA

Monday, 25 August, 2014
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 25 August 2014, Lord Glennie sentenced Rosdeep Adekoya to 11 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to culpable homicide of her three-year-old son, Mikaeel Kular.

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HMA v MARK BARCLAY aka FRASER

Wednesday, 20 August, 2014
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 20 August 2014, Lord Uist sentenced Mark Barclay aka Fraser to four years and six months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a former partner by strangling her.

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