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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 Thomas Andrew Wainwright

Friday, 7 April, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 7 April 2017, Judge John Morris QC sentenced Thomas Wainwright to 12 years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of causing the death of Theresa Wade by dangerous driving.

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HMA v Calvin McRobb

Friday, 7 April, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At Aberdeen Sheriff Court today, 7 April 2017, Sheriff Graeme Napier sentenced Calvin McRobb to a Community Payback Order together with a Restriction of Liberty Order after the accused pled guilty to causing the death of Benjamin Waterfield by careless driving. He was also disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for a period of three years.

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HMA v Robert McGregor

Thursday, 6 April, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 6 April 2017, Lady Carmichael imposed an extended sentence of 15 years on Robert McGregor after the accused pled guilty to repeatedly raping three young boys. The custodial part will be 10 years, followed by an extended period of five years on licence.

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HMA v Henry Clarke

Friday, 31 March, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today, 31 March 2017, Sheriff Martin Jones QC imposed a Community Payback Order and a Restriction of Liberty Order on Henry Clarke after the accused pled guilty to culpably and recklessly driving a motor vehicle to the danger of the public. He was also disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for a period of three years.

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HMA v Ryan Wilson

Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen Lord Woolman sentenced Ryan Wilson to 16 months in prison after he pled guilty to a number charges, including one charge of sexual assault.

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