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Sheriff Jillian Martin Brown

20.05.22

Council publishes blog on Forfar problem-solving court

Sheriff Jillian Martin Brown has written a blog about the problem-solving court in Forfar. In it she talks about the specialist approach the court takes to sentencing many of the women and young men convicted of summary (less serious) offences.

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"comparing sentencing across jurisdictions"

19.05.22

Scottish Sentencing Council publishes report on challenges of comparing sentencing across jurisdictions

The Scottish Sentencing Council has today published a new research report reviewing the challenges of comparing sentencing across jurisdictions. 

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"mental health awareness"

12.05.22

Scottish Sentencing Council publishes report on the challenges of sentencing offenders with mental health issues

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, the Scottish Sentencing Council has today published a new research report reviewing the challenges of and approaches to sentencing offenders with mental health issues.

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Sentencing videos - If you were the judge

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. All our videos are now also available to view on our YouTube channel.

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Sentencing young people videos

Watch our videos on the sentencing of young people.

 

 

Sentencing young people videos

Education Resources

As part of the Scottish Sentencing Council’s work to promote awareness and understanding of sentencing, a series of educational resources for Modern Studies teachers has been developed.

Modern Studies teacher guides

 

 

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