Privacy

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Keeping your information safe and secure

We are committed to keeping personal information safe and confidential. If you apply for a product or service we will use your personal data in accordance with the consents that you give us when you apply.

Capturing data

When you're browsing and using this site we often capture data about you. Sometimes we do it directly, sometimes indirectly. Please note that the information given by you will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 for the purposes of: processing your request providing you with information about services we offer and for auditing usage of the site.

Disclosures

We will not disclose your information to other parties and can assure you that the information given will only be used for internal purposes.

Cookies

A cookie is an information file that we store on your computer. The cookie records information such as, how often and at what times you visit the website.

Your browser will allow you to disable cookies. However, if you do disable cookies you may find that your use of the site is impaired. If you wish to disable cookies, please follow these steps:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1.  Select Tools

2.  Select Internet Options

3.  Select the Privacy tab and choose Advanced Options button

4.  Check the Override Automatic Cookie Handling tick box

5.  Disable the First Party cookies by choosing the Block option

6.  Disable the Third Party cookies by choosing the Block option

7.  Uncheck the option to 'Always allow session cookies'

8.  Select OK to confirm changes

Site tracking information

We use independent companies to measure and analyse how people use this site. We collate information like the number of pages viewed on the site, the number of visitors and common ways of arriving at or leaving the site. Doing this enables us to keep our content and navigation fresh and useful.

This generic, non-personal information is collated using cookies. We do not and will not link any information collected with any personal information collected about you on the website.

The Judiciary of Scotland website is committed to improving the service and information we are able to provide our users. We are therefore continually seeking ways of improving and upgrading the website. With this in mind, we reserve the right to change the way this site operates and how we process information. However, we will continue to respect the privacy and preferences of all users.

PF v BILL WALKER

Friday, 20 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court Sheriff Kathrine Mackie sentenced Bill Walker to 12 months in prison after he was found guilty of a number of assault charges.

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HMA v JEFFREY ASH

Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Pentland sentenced Jeffrey Ash to three years and four months in prison after he pled guilty to culpable homicide and fire raising.

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HMA v JOSEPH TOWNSLEY

Wednesday, 18 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Wise sentenced Joseph Townsley to 7 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Frank Baxter on 8th of May 2012 at Crindledyke Crescent, Newmains, Wishaw.

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HMA v JAMES FARQUHAR & STEVEN STEWART

Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced James Farquhar and Steven Stewart each to 2 years 8 months imprisonment after they pled guilty to the supplying of cannabis resin on 9 October 2012.

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HMA v JOHN MCNAUGHT MCEWAN

Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Matthews sentenced John McNaught McEwan to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 18 years after he was found guilty of the murder of Eileen Gamble in Glasgow on 26 or 27 July 2012.

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