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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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HMA v RYAN MARTIN FAGAN

Monday, 25 November, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty imposed a community payback order with an offender supervision order for 3 years and a requirement to carry out 200 hours unpaid work or other activity on Ryan Martin Fagan, after he pled guilty to assault and attempted robbery and to possession of an imitation firearm on 25 January 2013 in Chryston, North Lanarkshire.

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HMA v AZEEM ASLAM & ZEESHAN ASLAM

Thursday, 21 November, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Stewart sentenced Azeem and Zeeshan Aslam after they were convicted of the culpable homicide of Anthony Dryden on 23 March 2013 at Stonefield Street, Airdrie.

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HMA v JAQUELINE HOWIE

Friday, 15 November, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland sentenced Jacqueline Howie to four years imprisonment after she pled guilty to money laundering and being concerned in the supplying of a Class B drug.

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HMA v GRANT REID

Thursday, 14 November, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland sentenced Grant Reid to 3 years and nine months detention after he pled guilty to supplying a Class A drug.

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HMA v JAMES TRIGWELL

Thursday, 14 November, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Pentland sentenced James Trigwell to 5 years and four months in prison after he pled guilty to sexual offending against children.

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