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HMA V Graeme Morton Davidson

Friday, 15 November, 2019
Sentencing Statement

At the High Court in Glasgow today, Friday 15 November 2019, Lord Matthews imposed an extended sentence of 13 years and 3 months (custodial part 10 years and 3 months) on Graeme Morton Davidson after the offender pled guilty to attempting to murder a police officer.

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David Whitehouse & Paul Clark v the Lord Advocate

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019
Court Opinion

A Court of Five Judges of the Court of Session has ruled in an appeal that the case for damages brought by David Whitehouse and Paul Clark (pursuers) against the Lord Advocate can proceed to a hearing of evidence on both of the grounds relied on by the pursuers.

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