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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.

HMA v MACIEJ HETMANSKI

Wednesday, 7 December, 2011
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinmburgh Lord Turnbull sentenced Maciej Hetmanski to life imprisonment after he pled guilty to the murder of his partner Alexandra Korkus on 16 June 2011 at Firbank Road, Perth. The punishment part was fixed at 15 years.

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HMA v ANDREW ROY BRADSHAW

Friday, 2 December, 2011
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Pentland sentenced Andrew Bradshaw to four years in prison after he pled guilty to sexual abuse.

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HMA v NICOLA MACKINTOSH

Friday, 2 December, 2011
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Matthews sentenced Nicola MacKintosh to three years and nine months in prison after she pled guilty to the assault of Derek MacLeod on the 22 June 2011 at Waterloo Bridge, Inverness.

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HMA v RONALD GREEN

Tuesday, 29 November, 2011
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Dundee Lord Pentland imposed an extended sentence on Ronald Green after he pled guilty to assault and robbery on the 24 June 2011 near Dufftown, Moray. The custodial part of the sentence will be six years followed by a period on licence of four years.

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HMA v BARRY MCCLUSKEY

Tuesday, 29 November, 2011
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Judge Rae QC imposed an order for lifelong restriction on Barry McCluskey afte he pled guilty to a number of charges involving children. A punishment part of three years and four months was imposed, followed by a further consecutive sentence of three years and four months

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