Writing in the Council’s 2021-22 annual report, which was published and laid before the Scottish Parliament on 12 October 2022, Lady Dorrian recognised the significance of the two guidelines developed by the Council which cover the process of sentencing, and sentencing young people.
The Council has today published a new literature review on the sentencing of assault offences. The review was carried out by a group of expert academics from the University of Liverpool and the University of Surrey.
The Council joins the nation to pay its respect to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth. During this period of mourning, the Lord President, Lord Carloway, has adjourned courts and tribunals across Scotland.
Public consultation launched for Scotland’s first offence sentencing guideline - on death by driving
The Council is holding a public consultation on Scotland’s first offence guideline, covering offences of causing death by driving.