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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 JAN ALEXANDER LASMAN

Friday, 19 April, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Jan Alexander Lasman to four years imprisonment after he pled guilty to committing assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement and the danger of life in Clackmannanshire on 27 December 2012.

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HMA v COLIN MITCHELL

Thursday, 18 April, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Colin Mitchell to 5 years and 4 months in prison after he pled guilty to two counts of sexual abuse against children.

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HMA v RAFAL TOMASZ ZEBROWSKI

Thursday, 18 April, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Rafal Zebrowski to four years in prison after he was found guilty of attempted rape.

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HMA v ANNE-MARIE MULLEN & ALIX WILSON

Thursday, 18 April, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Matthews sentenced Anne Marie Mullen and Alix Wilson after they pled guilty to the assault and culpable homicide of Amanda Leiper on the 10 July 2012 in Aberdeen.

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HMA v ROBYN REBECCA SMITH

Tuesday, 16 April, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Doherty sentenced Robyn Rebecca Smith to 3 years 5 months imprisonment after she pled guilty to assault to severe injury, permanent impairment and the danger of life on 20 December 2012 in Perth.

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