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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.  If you would like to receive these as soon as they are issued sign up for RSS feeds.

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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.

PF (Glasgow) v Donald Stewart, Christopher Crawford Surgenor, John Miller and Scott Durnion

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012
Sentencing Statements

Verdicts of acquittal reached in summary trial of four prison officers. Sheriff Alan MacKenzie at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

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HMA v RYAN MACDONALD

Thursday, 24 May, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At Glasgow Sheriff Court Sheriff Wendy Sheehan imposed a level 1 Community Payback Order on Ryan MacDonald after he pled guilty to posting an offensive and threatening message on a social media site to which the public had access.

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HMA v MOHAMMED RIAZ RASUL

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Mohammad Riaz Rasul to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of supplying heroin.

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HMA v JOHN MARTIN RIVA

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At Haddington Sheriff Court Sheriff Peter Braid imposed a fine of £15,000 on John Riva after he pled guilty to a contravention of section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

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HMA v ADMERIN BEU

Friday, 11 May, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Admerin Beu to eight years and nine months imprisonment after he pled guilty to supplying Class A drugs.

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Summaries of Court Opinions

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In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of wider public interest. In these cases a summary of the court’s Opinion is produced and published along with a link to the full Opinion.

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