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

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LUKE MITCHELL v HMA

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011
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Leave to appeal to the Supreme Court

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Appointment of new Sheriffs Principal

Monday, 9 May, 2011
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New Sheriffs Principal for the Sheriffdoms of Glasgow and Strathkelvin and Lothian and Borders

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New Sheriff Appointed

Tuesday, 19 April, 2011
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Mr John Mundy took up his appointment on the 18th April as an all-Scotland floating sheriff based at Arbroath Sheriff Court.

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New Sheriffs Appointed

Thursday, 14 April, 2011
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Two newly appointed sheriffs take up their posts today.

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Appointment of new Sheriffs Principal

Wednesday, 30 March, 2011
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Scottish Government

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