HMA v Kieran Gates

Monday, 19 December, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 19 December 2016, Lord Boyd of Duncansby sentenced Kieran Gates to an extended sentence of six years and six months imprisonment after the accused pleaded guilty to assault to sever injury with a knife. The custodial part will be four years and six months, which will be followed by an extension period of two years on licence.

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HMA v Ali Akguc

Thursday, 15 December, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 15 December 2016, Lord Burns sentenced Ali Akguc to six years and seven months imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of assault and armed robbery.

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HMA v Lanarkshire Health Board

Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, 13 December 2016, Sheriff Daniel Kelly QC imposed a fine of £60,000 on Lanarkshire Health Board after the board pled guilty to breaching health and safety legislation following the suicide of a patient under a compulsory treatment order.

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HMA v James Macdonald

Tuesday, 13 December, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 13 December 2016, Lord Boyd of Duncansby sentenced James Macdonald to 12 years imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to attempted murder with a chainsaw.

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HMA v Gary Ralston

Thursday, 8 December, 2016
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, Lord Ericht sentenced Gary Ralston to four years imprisonment for a vicious robbery on a family who had taken him in.

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