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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.

We also issue tweets to alert our followers as soon as statements are published. Follow Us.  

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.

APPOINTMENT OF QUEEN'S COUNSEL 2013

Thursday, 11 April, 2013
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The Lord Justice General invites applications by advocates and solicitor advocates seeking recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel in Scotland.

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New sheriffs appointed

Friday, 5 April, 2013
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Two new sheriffs have been appointed; the posts will take effect in April.

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SCOTTISH CIVIL JUSTICE COUNCIL

Thursday, 28 March, 2013
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RECRUITMENT OF MEMBERS

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Court of Criminal Appeal to sit in Glasgow

Monday, 18 March, 2013
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On Tuesday 19 March, (tomorrow), the Lord Justice General will chair a sitting of the criminal appeal court in Glasgow’s High Court at Saltmarket.

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SCOTTISH CIVIL JUSTICE COUNCIL

Tuesday, 12 March, 2013
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STATEMENT OF APPOINTMENT PRACTICE PUBLISHED

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