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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 KATHLEEN WOODWARD

Friday, 23 March, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Stacey admonished Kathleen Woodward after she pled guilty to possession of a firearm on 19 March 2011 in Forres, Moray.

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HMA v RYAN LIDDELL

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist imposed an order for lifelong restriction on Ryan Liddell after he was found guilty of assault in June 2010.

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HMA v EWAN JAMES McRAE

Wednesday, 14 March, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeeen Lord Uist sentenced Ewan McRae to 12 years imprisonment after he pled guilty to sexual abuse.

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HMA v ANTHONY JOHN SMITH & PAUL JOSEPH SMITH

Monday, 12 March, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Uist imposed custodial sentences on Anthony and Paul Smith after they pled guilty to supplying heroin.

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HMA v DAVID CRAIG

Thursday, 1 March, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At Glasgow Sheriff Court Sheriff Martin Jones QC sentenced David Craig to fourteen months in prison.

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