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Sentencing Council @ScotSentencing

If a person under 18 is convicted of murder they are sentenced to detention without limit of time (a life sentence)……

21 Mar

Courtsandtribunals @SCTScourtstribs

A judicially led review group will take a fresh look at how sexual offences cases are conducted by courts. This wi……

20 Mar

Judges Scotland @JudgesScotland

Glasgow High Court: Muhammed Rauf, Shahida Abid and Saima Hayat sentenced to life imprisonment after the three accu……

19 Mar
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