Appeals Against Sentence - solemn
The opinions listed on this page have been made under section 118(7) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995.
Each link below will take you to an introductory summary of the listed case. From there, you can access a further link to the complete opinion for a fuller understanding of the case.
This gives guidance on the appropriate level of sentence discounts in cases where the accused has pled guilty.
This addresses sentencing levels for those involved in a minor way with large scale drug operations.
This discusses whether it is ever appropriate to discount a sentence in a situation where an accused’s offer to plead guilty to a lesser offence has not been accepted by the Crown, but where the accused is ultimately convicted of that less serious offence.
This deals with the punishment parts of sentences in murder cases.
This considers offences relating to indecent images of children.