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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 RYAN LAFFERTY

Tuesday, 16 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Scott sentenced Ryan Lafferty to 8 years in prison after he pled guilty to rape.

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HMA v DAWER WILSON & DARYN WILLIAM MURRAY

Friday, 12 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Doherty sentenced Dawer Wilson and Daryn William Murray after they pled guilty to assault and robbery in East Kilbride on 22 January 2013. Dawer Wilson was sentenced to an extended sentence of 8 years 4 months imprisonment, with a custodial part of 5 years 4 months and an extension period of 3 years. Daryn William Murray was sentenced to 3 years 9 months detention.

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HMA v PRZEMYSLAW ROGOWSKI

Friday, 12 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Judge Beckett sentenced Przemyslaw Rogowski to an extended sentence of 16 years, with a punishment part of 12 years, after he was found guilty of the serious sexual abuse of two women in Glasgow over a period of 8 years.

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HMA v GRAEME STEAR

Thursday, 11 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Uist sentenced Graeme Stear to three years and four months in prison after he pled guilty to storing a large quantity of drugs.

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HMA v THOMAS MILLIGAN

Tuesday, 9 July, 2013
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow Lord Doherty sentenced Thomas Milligan to 5 years 8 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to firearms offences in April 2013 in Glasgow.

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