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In cases where there is public interest or where the sentence may be complicated or controversial, the judge may decide to make the sentencing statement more widely available. You can read the judge’s full statement here once sentence has been passed.

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For more information about how judges decide sentences and what sentences are available to them, see the Scottish Sentencing Council website.

Click here if you would like information about victims of crimes and sentencing.

The response by the Judges of the Court of Session to the Scottish Civil Courts Review

Wednesday, 28 July, 2010
Consultations & Responses

The Civil Courts Review chaired by the Lord Justice Clerk, the Rt Hon Lord Gill published its report in July 2010, setting out recommendations in relation to the provision of civil justice, including the structure, jurisdiction, and procedures of the courts.

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