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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.

We also issue tweets to alert our followers as soon as statements are published. Follow Us.  

For more information about how judges decide sentences and what sentences are available to them, see the Scottish Sentencing Council website.

Click here if you would like information about victims of crimes and sentencing.

Chamber President of the First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland – Tax Chamber

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016
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The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland has launched an exercise to recruit a Chamber President of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, Tax Chamber.

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Office of Sheriff vacancies (Fort William and Oban)

Thursday, 27 October, 2016
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The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Sheriff.

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Office of Senator of the College of Justice

Thursday, 6 October, 2016
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The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Senator of the College of Justice by March 2017.

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Court of Session Term Dates Direction

Monday, 26 September, 2016
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A new Direction issued by the Lord President, which sets out the sitting days for the Court of Session for the Legal Years 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20, introduces a significant change, of which legal practitioners and others will wish to be aware.

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New Sheriff of Grampian, Highland and Islands appointed

Friday, 2 September, 2016
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Jack Brown has been appointed Sheriff of the Grampian, Highland and Islands Sheriffdom.

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