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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 Thomas Robertson

Tuesday, 31 May, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 31 May, Lord Boyd sentenced Thomas Robertson to an extended sentence of 13 years and eight months, with a custodial part of eight years, eight months, after the accused pled guilty to raping two young women.

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HMA v Justinas Gubinas, Ovidijus Kavaliauskas & Nerijus Radavicius

Thursday, 26 May, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 26 May 2016, Lord Armstrong sentenced Justinas Gubinas, Ovidijus Kavaliauskas and Nerijus Radavicius each to four years, six months imprisonment after they were convicted of rape.

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HMA v Callum Campbell Dunn

Thursday, 12 May, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 12 May 2016, Lady Rae sentenced Callum Dunn to nine years imprisonment after the accused pleaded guilty to attempted murder.

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HMV v Clive Weatherhogg

Tuesday, 10 May, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh, Lady Wolffe sentenced Clive Weatherhogg to six years imprisonment after the accused was convicted of sex offences including sexual coercion and uploading a film onto the Internet.

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HMA v Gary Stevenson

Monday, 9 May, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 9 May 2016, Lady Rae sentenced Gary Stevenson to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 17 years after the accused pleaded guilty to the murder of Katy Rourke.

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