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HMA v Edward Cairney and Avril Jones

Wednesday, 17 July, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 17 July 2019, Lord Matthews sentenced Edward Cairney and Avril Jones to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 14 years after the two accused were found guilty of the murder of Margaret Fleming and attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

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HMA v Alan Kusz

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 16 July 2019, Lord Armstrong sentenced Alan Kusz to 10 years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of sexually assaulting a one-year-old girl to her severe injury and permanent impairment.

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HMA v Robin Irons

Friday, 12 July, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 12 July 2019, Lord Uist sentenced Robin Irons to three years’ imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to historical child sex offences.

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HMA v Hamish Macintosh Paterson

Thursday, 11 July, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 11 July 2019, Lord Uist sentenced Hamish Paterson to five years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of rape.

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HMA v Abel Muntean and Raul Covaci Novac

Thursday, 4 July, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 4 July 2019, Lord Uist sentenced Abel Muntean to ten years’ detention for the abduction and rape of an 18-year-old woman, while Raul Novac was sentenced to seven years and three months’ imprisonment for the rape of the same woman and for failing to appear in court at an earlier hearing.

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HMA v Philip Stephen Warke

Friday, 28 June, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today (28 June 2019), Lord Pentland sentenced Philip Stephen Warke to eight years’ imprisonment after the offender was convicted of sexually abusing two teenager boys.

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HMA v Martin McGuire

Friday, 28 June, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Friday 28 June 2019, Lady Scott sentenced Martin McGuire to five years imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to causing the death of a 12 year old girl by dangerous driving.

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HMA v William Leiper and Robert Leiper

Wednesday, 26 June, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today (26 June 2019), Lady Scott sentenced William Leiper to 10 years imprisonment and Robert Leiper to a Community Payback Order and a Restriction of Liberty Order after they were convicted of assaulting a man trying to cycle home.

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HMA v James Black

Wednesday, 26 June, 2019
Sentencing Statements

In the High Court in Edinburgh today (26 June 2019), Lord Arthurson sentenced James Black to an extended sentence of 10 years and 6 months, with a custodial term of 7 years and 6 months, after the offender pled guilty to raping a 67-year-old woman.

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HMA v David West

Wednesday, 19 June, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 19 June 2019, Lady Wise sentenced David West to eight years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of two charges of rape.

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