Conviction

CONVICTION
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  • STEWART, Duncan

    Offence: Contravention of section 3ZB of the Road Traffic Act 1988
    Date of Conviction: 19 December 2012
    Referred to Court: 11 August 2017
    Appeal Outcome: not yet determined
    Date of Appeal Outcome: not yet determined
    Judgment: not yet determined
  • RODGER, Stephen

    Offence: Firearms Offence
    Date of Conviction: 12 September 2013
    Referred to Court: 26 May 2017
    Appeal Outcome: not yet determined
    Date of Appeal Outcome: not yet determined
    Judgment: not yet determined
  • KIRK, Carol

    Offence: Assault
    Date of Conviction: 11 May 2015
    Referred to Court: 24 February 2017
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 29 August 2017
    Judgment:
  • MILLIGAN, John

    Offence: Various sexual offences under Civic Government Act 1982
    Date of Conviction: 7 May 2009
    Referred to Court: 10 November 2015
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 23 February 2016
    Judgment: Read more
  • BOATH, Craig

    Offence: Sexual Offences
    Date of Conviction: 7 May 2009
    Referred to Court: 8 May 2014
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 20 October 2014
    Judgment:
  • LILBURN, David

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 17 July 2008
    Referred to Court: 20 November 2013
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 June 2015
    Judgment:  
  • DOCHERTY, Patrick

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 1 March 2005
    Referred to Court: 5 August 2013
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 29 August 2014
    Judgment:  
  • CARBERRY, Frank

    Offence: Indecent Assault
    Date of Conviction: 17 May 2006
    Referred to Court: 11 April 2013
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 5 September 2013
    Judgment:  
  • BROOKS, Marcus

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 12 March 2010
    Referred to Court: 3 July 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 14 February 2013
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • YOUNAS, Faisal

    Offence: Culpable Homicide
    Date of Conviction: 24 January 2008
    Referred to Court: 4 February 2013
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 25 September 2014
    Judgment:  
  • KALYANJEE, Ashok

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 26 November 2008
    Referred to Court: 7 December 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 23 May 2014
    Judgment:  
  • BECK, William McKenna

    Offence: Assault and Robbery, and Theft
    Date of Conviction: 30 March 1982
    Referred to Court: 7 September 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 30 April 2013
    Judgment: Read more
  • PATERSON, Mark

    Offence: Sexual Offences
    Date of Conviction: 16 January 2006
    Referred to Court: 10 July 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 16 January 2014
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • E.G

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 24 June 2004
    Referred to Court: 13 January 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 June 2012
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • CHAMBERLAIN-DAVIDSON, Mark

    Offence: Assault with intent to rape
    Date of Conviction: 22 June 2006
    Referred to Court: 12 January 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 5 February 2013
    Judgment: Read more
  • R.M

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 19 May 2009
    Referred to Court: 6 December 2011
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 29 November 2012
    Judgment: Read more
  • FITZPATRICK, Alexander

    Offence: Road Traffic Offences
    Date of Conviction: 4 December 2009
    Referred to Court: 30 August 2011
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 11 April 2012
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • KING, Edith

    Offence: Contravention of section 50a (1) of the criminal Law (Consolidation) Act 1995
    Date of Conviction: 30 August 2007
    Referred to Court: 05 May 2011
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 27 October 2011
    Judgment: Read more
  • MCINTYRE, Colin

    Offence: Assault
    Date of Conviction: 11 July 2003
    Referred to Court: 05 April 2011
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 12 March 2012
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • WALLACE, Joseph

    Offence: Road Traffic Offences
    Date of Conviction: 31 July 2008
    Referred to Court: 11 October 2010
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 21 December 2010
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • RUSSELL, Richard Langley

    Offence: Breach of the peace
    Date of Conviction: 12 March 2008
    Referred to Court: 12 February 2010
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 November 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • KOSINSKI, Jeremiasz

    Offence: Road Traffic Offences
    Date of Conviction: 02 September 2008
    Referred to Court: 08 February 2010
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 20 April 2010
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • LIEHNE, Jennifer

    Offence: Culpable Homicide
    Date of Conviction: 4 April 2006
    Referred to Court: 05 February 2010
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 May 2011
    Judgment: Read more
  • MURRAY, Martin

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 8 May 2008
    Referred to Court: 07 October 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 3 June 2010
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • PATTERSON, David

    Offence: Rape & Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 16 November 2007
    Referred to Court: 09 September 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 25 May 2010
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • CASEY, James

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 7 February 1991
    Referred to Court: 7 September 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 25 February 2011
    Judgment: Read more
  • GAGE, William Lewis

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 9 February 2004
    Referred to Court: 10 June 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 27 January 2012
    Judgment: Read more
  • MILLAR, John

    Offence: Breach of the Peace
    Date of Conviction: 20 February 2001
    Referred to Court: 09 June 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 13 May 2010
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • POLLAND, Gary Edward

    Offence: Assault to Serve Injury
    Date of Conviction: 22 November 2006
    Referred to Court: 08 October 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 9 March 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • KINSELLA, James

    Offence: Assault and Robbery
    Date of Conviction: 9 June 2005
    Referred to Court: 9 September 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 15 June 2011
    Judgment: Read more
  • FERRIE, Dominic

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 21 August 2002
    Referred to Court: 6 August 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 15 June 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • AFFLECK, Andrew

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 13 November 2003
    Referred to Court: 6 August 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 11 June 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • YOUNG, Thomas Ross

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 25 October 1977
    Referred to Court: 9 November 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 10 October 2014
    Judgment:  
  • BALLINGHAM, David

    Offence: Assault
    Date of Conviction: 19 May 2005
    Referred to Court: 14 August 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 1 July 2008
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • ALI MOHMED AL MEGRAHI, Abdelbaset

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 31 January 2001
    Referred to Court: 28 June 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 August 2009
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • GORDON, Graham

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 5 September 2002
    Referred to Court: 20 April 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 6 May 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • J.H

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 2 August 2002
    Referred to Court: 13 March 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 11 February 2010
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • HUNT, Stuart Mark

    Offence: Assault
    Date of Conviction: 26 August 2005
    Referred to Court: 27 November 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 9 October 2008
    Judgment: Read more
  • O’DONNELL, Francis Martin

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 3 September 1999
    Referred to Court: 16 November 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 August 2011
    Judgment: Read more
  • THOMSON, Thomas Noble

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 10 August 1999
    Referred to Court: 10 October 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 5 February 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • FALCONER, Alan Petrie Falconer

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 10 March 1996
    Referred to Court: 9 October 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 24 March 2009
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • CAMPBELL, Barry Jonathan

    Offence: Contravention of section 1 (1) (a) of the Firearms Act 1968
    Date of Conviction: 13 March 2003
    Referred to Court: 3 April 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 23 September 2008
    Judgment: Read more
  • MCINNES, Paul

    Offence: Attempted Murder
    Date of Conviction: 15 December 2002
    Referred to Court: 14 September 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 September 2008
    Judgment: Read more
  • FREEBURN, William

    Offence: Attempted theft
    Date of Conviction: 10 September 2002
    Referred to Court: 13 September 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 November 2005
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • COUBROUGH, Richard

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 2 July 1971
    Referred to Court: 29 March 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 1 April 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • TONKS, Leo

    Offence: Theft by housebreaking and assault to injury
    Date of Conviction: 7 September 2000
    Referred to Court: 29 March 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 November 2005
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • MAGUIRE, Stephen

    Offence: Assault and robbery
    Date of Conviction: 30 May 2002
    Referred to Court: 21 March 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 16 April 2009
    Judgment: Read more
  • GILMOUR, Colette

    Offence: Theft
    Date of Conviction: 28 March 2000
    Referred to Court: 5 November 2004
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 08 February 2005
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • MURRAY, Iain

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 10 October 1986
    Referred to Court: 28 June 2004
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 June 2009
    Judgment: Read more
  • WILSON, Brian

    Offence: 10 October 1986
    Referred to Court: 28 June 2004
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 June 2009
    Judgment: Read more
  • THOMASON, Thomas

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 10 August 1999
    Referred to Court: 12 January 2004
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 January 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • ORR, Jamie

    Offence: Animal Cruelty
    Date of Conviction: 26 January 2000
    Referred to Court: 29 August 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 29 June 2005
    Judgment: No written judgment available
  • BISHOP, Michael

    Offence: Indecent Assault; contravention of section 10 of the Video Recordings Act 1984
    Date of Conviction: 11 January 2000
    Referred to Court: 13 March 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 11 March 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • D.S

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 27 October 1997
    Referred to Court: 11 March 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 14 October 2008
    Judgment: Read more
  • GRAY, William

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 2 October 1992
    Referred to Court: 25 February 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 23 December 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • O’ROUKE, James

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 3 October 1982
    Referred to Court: 25 February 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 23 December 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • MCGINTY, John

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 12 June 1997
    Referred to Court: 14February 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 January 2006
    Judgment: Read more
  • HARPER, Jason

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 27 January 1993
    Referred to Court: 24 January 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 15 March 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • MCPHEE, George

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 4 December 1985
    Referred to Court: 24 January 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 6 December 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • NEESON, Ronald

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 17 March 1983
    Referred to Court: 29 November 2002
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 13 September 2006
    Judgment: Read more
  • KIDD, Stuart

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 3 July 1996
    Referred to Court: 14 October 2002
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 10 December 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • GRAY, Thomas

    Offence: Attempted Murder
    Date of Conviction: 10 October 1984
    Referred to Court: 30 November 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 March 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • STEELE, Joseph

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 10 October 1984
    Referred to Court: 28 November 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 March 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • CAMPBELL, Thomas

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 10 October 1984
    Referred to Court: 28 November 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 March 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • GILMOUR, Raymond

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 7 June 1982
    Referred to Court: 13 July 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 30 August 2007
    Judgment: Read more
  • BEATTIE, George

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 4 October 1973
    Referred to Court: 13 July 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 4 March 2009
    Judgment: Read more
  • JOHNSTON, Steven

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 19 March 1996
    Referred to Court: 19 June 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 March 2006
    Judgment: Read more
  • ALLISON, B

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 19 March 1996
    Referred to Court: 19 June 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 March 2006
    Judgment: Read more
  • FULTON, Stuart

    Offence: Firearms charges
    Date of Conviction: 12 March 1998
    Referred to Court: 25 May 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 January 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • GIBSON, Iain

    Offence: Assault and Breach of the Peace
    Date of Conviction: 31 October 1995
    Referred to Court: 2 February 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 12 June 2001
    Judgment:  
  • KELLY, Brian

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 30 November 1989
    Referred to Court: 14 December 2000
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 6 August 2004
    Judgment: Read more
  • CROMBIE, James

    Offence: Fraud
    Date of Conviction: 31 October 1991
    Referred to Court: 15 August 2000
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 8 March 2001
    Judgment: Read more
  • MCCORMACK, Hugh

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 16 January 1992
    Referred to Court: 14 July 2000
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 31 March 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • FRASER, George

    Offence: Assault; cruel and unnatural treatment
    Date of Conviction: 25 May 1948
    Referred to Court: 22 September 1999
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 2 June 2000
    Judgment: Read more
  • GAIR, Stuart

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 30 August 1999
    Referred to Court: 11 November 1999
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 11 July 2006
    Judgment: Read more
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