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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 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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HMA v DANIEL LEVI STERLING

Friday, 20 January, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Uist sentenced Daniel Sterling to eight years in prison after he pled guilty to supplying heroin and cocaine in Aberdeen.

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HMA v AISEA VUETIMAIDUBOU YARANAMUA

Friday, 20 January, 2012
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Uist sentenced Aisea Yaranamua to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of attempted rape.

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