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Lord President

HMA v Shebli Alshebli

Monday, 11 November, 2019
Sentencing Statement

At the High Court in Glasgow today (11 November 2019), Lady Rae sentenced Shebli Alshebli to seven years imprisonment after the offender was convicted of rape.

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David Whitehouse & Paul Clark v the Lord Advocate

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019
Court Opinion

A Court of Five Judges of the Court of Session has ruled in an appeal that the case for damages brought by David Whitehouse and Paul Clark (pursuers) against the Lord Advocate can proceed to a hearing of evidence on both of the grounds relied on by the pursuers.

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