Sentencing videos - Find out what happened to Jack

Watch our video about the court case of Jack, who assaulted a nightclub steward, and then decide what sentence you would give - if you were the judge. Our series also includes videos for: victims of crime; offenders & their families; and easy listen & watch.

Sentencing Videos

Mythbuster - common sentencing misconceptions explained

See our mythbuster webpage to learn more about common sentencing misconceptions on topics such as prison release and community sentences. We welcome feedback and invite suggestions for further topics to be added to the resource.


How does sentencing work?

Use our interactive scenario to follow the court case of Paul. You decide what happens next and choose what sentence you would give Paul - if you were the Sheriff.


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Speeding interactive case study


New interactive resource

The second in a series of interactive case studies is now available on our website as part of our educational resources.

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Dundee City Council


Minutes now available

The minutes of the Council’s meeting held in Dundee last month are now available.

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The Council has published a mythbuster to help address some common sentencing misconceptions and provide information on topics including community sentences and prison release.

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Council Meeting Dates


The Council meeting dates in 2018 are:


5 March

11 June

3 September

10 December

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