HMA v Lee Thomas John Thomson

Friday, 21 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh High Court today (21 February 2020) Lord Pentland imposed an extended sentence of 13 years with a custodial term of 9 years on Lee Thomas John Thomson after the offender was convicted of charges including assault and rape.

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HMA v Dennis Charles Cox

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Glasgow High Court today (18 February 2020) Lord Arthurson imposed an extended sentence of 10 years with a custodial term of 8 years on Dennis Charles Cox after he was found guilty of charges including assault and attempted murder.

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HMA v Anthony Peter Allan

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today (18 February 2020) Lord Matthews imposed a sentence of life imprisonment with a punishment part of 18 years on Anthony Peter Allan after he was found guilty of murder.

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HMA v Keith Russell

Friday, 14 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today (13 February 2020) Sheriff Daniel Kelly QC sentenced Keith Russell to 5 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of an attacking a man with weapons.

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HMA v Joseph Whyte

Friday, 14 February, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh High Court today (14 February) Judge McFadyen sentenced Joseph Whyte, who was already serving two sentences for attacks on fellow prisoners with bladed implements, to a further 5 years and 4 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to seriously assaulting a fellow prisoner with an improvised bladed implement.

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HMA v Lee Thomas John Thomson

Friday, 21 February, 2020
Sentencing Statement

At Edinburgh High Court today (21 February 2020) Lord Pentland imposed an extended sentence of 13 years with a custodial term of 9 years on Lee Thomas John Thomson after the offender was convicted of charges including assault and rape.

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Metal-on-metal hip replacement action fails

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019
Court Opinion

A 64-year-old former forestry worker has lost his action for damages at the Court of Session against two companies which manufactured the components used in his hip replacements 10 years ago.

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