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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 CRAIG WILLIAM GORDON ROY

Thursday, 1 March, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Craig Roy to detention without limit of time after he was found guilty of the murder of Jack Frew on 6 May 2010 in East Kilbride. The punishment part of the sentence was fixed at 18 years.

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HMA V HUTCHISON & 16 OTHERS

Friday, 24 February, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Turnbull imposed fines on each of the accused after they pled guilty to providing false information as to the quantity of fish landed by their respective vessels.

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HMA v KEVIN POLLOCK

Wednesday, 22 February, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Stewart sentenced Kevin Pollock to eight years in prison after he pled guilty to the attempted murder of Scott Baxter in Port Glasgow on 2 June 2011.

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HMA V CRAIG WILLIAM JAMIESON

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Matthews sentenced Craig Jamieson to life imprisonment afer he was found guilty of the murder of his daughter following a retrial.

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HMA v STEVEN MICHAEL ROSS

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Uist sentenced Steven Ross to six years and ten months in prison after he pled guilty to the attempted murder of Sarah Massie on 12 January 2011 in Aberdeen.

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