HMA v Richard Cassidy

Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 3 August 2017, Lord Summers sentenced Richard Cassidy to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 17 years, after the accused was found guilty of murder.

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HMA v Paul Macaulay

Tuesday, 1 August, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 1 August 2017, Lord Armstrong sentenced Paul Macaulay to 7 years and 4 months imprisonment after the accused pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supplying of heroin and to dangerous driving.

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HMA v Brian Joseph Dailey

Thursday, 27 July, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 27 July 2017, Lord Armstrong sentenced Brian Dailey to ten years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of the rape and sexual abuse of three children.

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HMA v Thomas Nelson

Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 26 July 2017, Lord Uist sentenced Thomas Nelson to 12 years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of rape and sexual assault charges.

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HMA v William Burns

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Aberdeen today, 25 July 2017, Lord Matthews imposed an extended sentence of 15 years on William Burns after the accused was found guilty of assaulting journalist Russell Findlay to his severe injury and to the danger of his life. The custodial element will be ten years imprisonment and will be followed by an extension period of five years on licence.

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