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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 JOHN GEORGE STEVEN REID

Wednesday, 13 October, 2010
Sentencing Statements

Today at the High Court in Glasgow Lord Matthews sentenced John Reid to a period of five years detention after he pled guilty to the culpable homicide of Simon San on the 11 August 2010 at Lochend Road, Edinburgh.

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HMA v BRIAN REDFERN & CRAIG LAWSON

Tuesday, 28 September, 2010
Sentencing Statements

Today at the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Tyre sentenced Brian Redfern to 7 years imprisonment after he pled guilty to causing the death of Rachael Ward on the A908 Alloa to Tillicoultry Road in Clackmannan. Craig Lawson was fined £600 after he pled guilty to dangerous driving. They were both disqualified from driving for a period of 10 years and 2 years respectively.

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HMA v MARK WILLIAM JUNOR & ELAINE JACQUELINE YOUNG

Friday, 24 September, 2010
Sentencing Statements

Today at the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Dorrian sentenced Mark Junor and Elaine Young to six and a half years imprisonment after they pled guilty to the culpable homicide of Martyn Stewart on the 29 November 2009 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. On sentencing Lady Dorrian made the following statement in court:

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HMA v NICOLA GRUBB

Wednesday, 22 September, 2010
Sentencing Statements

Today at the High Court in Glasgow Lord Tyre sentenced Nicola Grubb to 3 years and 9 months imprisonment after she pled guilty to supplying heroin and amphetamine.

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HMA v ALEXANDER WALKER

Wednesday, 22 September, 2010
Sentencing Statements

Today at the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Matthews sentenced Alexander Walker to six years imprisonment after he pled guilty to fraud

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