Spotlight on sentencing
From time to time, we feature relevant guest blogs from interested organisations and individuals. These blogs do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Scottish Sentencing Council, but can add to the broader discussion and debate of issues around sentencing. If you would like to contribute a guest blog, please email us or use our contact form.
The Council’s advocate member, Stephen O’Rourke, recently attended the Next Steps conference organised by Holyrood Events which focused on how community justice partners can work to reduce offending and strengthen communities. Here, he looks at the issues most relevant to sentencing.
The Glasgow Drug Court has held its first ‘graduation’. Here, Sheriff Lindsay Wood explains what led up to this momentous event.