Judicial expenses

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service now publish details quarterly of travel and subsistence expenditure incurred in the course of judicial duties. 

The guidelines for this expenditure can be viewed here.

HMA v Norman Wesley Nicholl

Wednesday, 28 February, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 28 February 2018, Lord Uist imposed an extended sentence of 13 years on Norman Nicholl after the accused was found guilty of the rape of an 11-year-old girl. The custodial term will be seven years and will be followed by an extension period of six years on licence.

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HMA v Robbie McIntosh

Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen today, 22 February 2018, Lord Arthurson imposed an Order for Lifelong Restriction (punishment part five years) on Robbie McIntosh after the accused pled guilty to the attempted murder of a woman walking her dog in Dundee. On sentencing Lord Arthurson made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Kevin McConaghie

Thursday, 15 February, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen today, 15 February 2018, Lord Arthurson sentenced Kevin McConaghie to four years imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of serious sexual assault. The accused had pled guilty to failing to appear in court on a date of which he has been given due notice. On sentencing Lord Arthurson made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Sean Clelland

Thursday, 15 February, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 15 February 2018, Lady Rae imposed an extended sentence of 11 years, custodial part 8 years, on Sean Clelland after the accused pled guilty to assault to severe injury, danger of life and robbery. On sentencing Lady Rae made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Anthony McKellar

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 14 February 2018, Lord Armstrong sentenced Anthony McKellar to 12 years and 6 months imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of culpable homicide. On sentencing Lord Armstrong made the following statement in court:

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