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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 PAUL HARGREAVES

Friday, 4 October, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Pentland sentenced Paul Hargreaves to 5 years 4 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to being concerned in the supplying of a Class A drug on 13 May 2013.

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HMA v LESLIE GRAHAM STUART ANDREW

Thursday, 3 October, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Pentland sentenced Leslie Andrew to 6 years imprisonment after he pled guilty to charges of rape and assault.

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HMA v PAUL JOHN RYAN

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Pentland imposed an extended sentence on Paul John Ryan with a custodial part of 6 years and a 3 year extension period after he pled guilty to assault and robbery in Glasgow on 19 April 2013.

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HMA v JOHN MCCALLUM

Monday, 30 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Boyd sentenced John McCallum to 10 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of rape and lewd, indecent and libidinous practices.

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HMA v ROBERT RICHARD HOGAN

Monday, 30 September, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Robert Richard Hogan to 7 years 6 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to the attempted murder of a man in Edinburgh on 31 May 2013.

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