Sentence

SENTENCE
If after full review we decide to refer a case to the High Court, a short press release will be issued and we will update our website with a summary of the case referred. Details of all sentence cases referred can be found on this page.
  • S, A

    Offence: Communications Act 2003 s127
    Date of Conviction: 21 January 2016
    Referred to Court: 22 December 2016
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 12 April 2017
    Judgment: Read more
  • McATEER, Connor

    Offence: Contravention of s4(3)(b) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
    Date of Conviction: 22 December 2015
    Referred to Court: 26 August 2016
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 4 October 2016
    Judgment: Read more
  • PATERSON, Archibald

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 13 February 2013
    Referred to Court: 7 November 2014
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 December 2014
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • BROWN, Andrew

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 16 April 2014
    Referred to Court: 8 December 2015
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 March 2016
    Judgment: Read more
  • CONNAL, Steven

    Offence: Breach of Probation
    Date of Conviction: 21 April 2011
    Referred to Court: 11 February 2014
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 4 July 2014
    Judgment: Read more
  • S.T

    Offence: Rape
    Date of Conviction: 24 May 2011
    Referred to Court: 12 December 2013
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 21 March 2014
    Judgment: Read more
  • O’NEIL, William

    Offence: Fraud
    Date of Conviction: 5 November 2013
    Referred to Court: 2 April 2015
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 7 May 2015
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • BEU, Admerin

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 13 April 2012
    Referred to Court: 1 March 2013
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 June 2013
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ROSS, Colin

    Offence: Attempted Murder
    Date of Conviction: 19 December 2006
    Referred to Court: 21 December 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 2 October 2013
    Judgment: Read more
  • BREMNER, Albert

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 13 August 2009
    Referred to Court: 09 October 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 12 December 2012
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • COLLINS, Paul Richard James

    Offence: Sexual Offence
    Date of Conviction: 10 September 2010
    Referred to Court: 04 October 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 22 January 2013
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • MURRAY, Gavin Kelly

    Offence: Assault & Sexual Offence
    Date of Conviction: 7 April 2010
    Referred to Court: 7 May 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 20 June 2012
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • SPROUT, David Patrick

    Offence: Sexual Offence
    Date of Conviction: 28 May 2010
    Referred to Court: 3 February 2012
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 14 March 2012
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • C.N

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 23 December 2008
    Referred to Court: 6 April 2011
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 22 July 2011
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • REID, Alexander

    Offence: Culpable Homicide
    Date of Conviction: 8 September 1967
    Referred to Court: 14 June 2010
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 27 November 2012
    Judgment: Read more
  • SHANNON, Thomas Henry

    Offence: Contravention of Section 113(1)(b) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003
    Date of Conviction: 29 January 2009
    Referred to Court: 22 April 2010
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 8 February 2011
    Judgment:  
  • YOUNG, Bernard

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 30 November 2006
    Referred to Court: 7 December 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 16 April 2010
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ADAMS, Derek

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 12 January 2009
    Referred to Court: 2 November 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 February 2010
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • DAFFURN, Kevin

    Offence: Assault to Injury
    Date of Conviction: 12 September 2008
    Referred to Court: 16 October 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 20 April 2010
    Judgment: Read more
  • ROUGH, James

    Offence: Assault
    Date of Conviction: 17 April 2008
    Referred to Court: 24 August 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 March 2010
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • KELLY, Christopher

    Offence: Assault
    Date of Conviction: 7 May 2004
    Referred to Court: 11 June 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 15 January 2010
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • SANDERSON, Robert

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 25 March 1997
    Referred to Court: 11 May 2009
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 16 October 2009
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • IMGRAM, Robert Alexander

    Offence: Contravention of the Criminal Procedure ( Scotland) Act 1995 Section 27 (7)
    Date of Conviction: 5 July 2007
    Referred to Court: 15 October 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 20 May 2009
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • GALLAGHER, Alexander

    Offence: Abduction and Rape
    Date of Conviction: 12 December 2000
    Referred to Court: 10 October 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 21 November 2008
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • KERGAN, Sean

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 24 April 2006
    Referred to Court: 6 August 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 April 2008
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • LOGUE, Brian

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 1 October 1997
    Referred to Court: 4 February 2008
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: August 2008
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ADAM, Colin Richard Forsyth

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 20 January 2006
    Referred to Court: 11 October 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 April 2008
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • DOCHERTY, Floyd

    Offence: Lewd and Libidinous Conduct
    Date of Conviction: 12 April 2006
    Referred to Court: 4 October 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 27 May 2008
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • JORDAN, Jason Alexander

    Offence: Contravention of Section 52 (1)(a) of the Civic Government (S) Act 1982
    Date of Conviction: 8 February 2006
    Referred to Court: 20 September 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 2 May 2008
    Judgment: Read more
  • SKIDMORE, John Andrew

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 18 May 1999
    Referred to Court: 25 May 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 5 December 2007
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ANGUS, John

    Offence: Possession of an offensive weapon & assault
    Date of Conviction: 20 November 2005
    Referred to Court: 26 January 2007
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 20 July 2007
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • WATSON, William Austin

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 29 April 1999
    Referred to Court: 4 September 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 13 September 2007
    Judgment:  
  • GREENHILL, James Stephen

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 13 July 2000
    Referred to Court: 10 August 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 15 December 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • NAIRNE, Norman

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 29 January 1998
    Referred to Court: 7 August 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 22 November 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • FULTON, David

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 9 October 1998
    Referred to Court: 10 April 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 11 July 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • MCCREADDIE, Derek

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 18 March 1997
    Referred to Court: 10 April 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 13 December 2006
    Judgment:  
  • BAILLIE, David

    Offence: Indecent Assault
    Date of Conviction: 20 October 2003
    Referred to Court: 28 March 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 8 December 2006
    Judgment: Read more
  • MIDDLER, Muir Scott

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 30 September 1994
    Referred to Court: 3 February 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 16 May 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • HAYMAN, Leigh

    Offence: Road Traffic Offences
    Date of Conviction: 19 May 2005
    Referred to Court: 27 January 2006
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 28 March 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • MILLAR, Nathaniel

    Offence: Road Traffic Offences
    Date of Conviction: 17 January 2001
    Referred to Court: 22 September 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 17 November 2005
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • SIMPSON, Jason

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 30 September 1994
    Referred to Court: 8 July 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 9 November 2005
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ROBB, Alexander

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 29 December 2000
    Referred to Court: 1 April 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 May 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ELLIOT, Angus

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 15 March 1994
    Referred to Court: 16 January 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 21 March 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • CRAWFORD, Patrick

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 27 August 1997
    Referred to Court: 16 January 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 15 February 2006
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • WILLIASON, Henry

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 10 June 2000
    Referred to Court: 16 January 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 25 January 2005
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • KING, John

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 7 March 1997
    Referred to Court: 16 January 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 21 September 2005
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • STEWART, William

    Offence: Murder
    Date of Conviction: 17 December 1993
    Referred to Court: 16 January 2005
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 30 June 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • LEITH, Brian

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 8 April 2004
    Referred to Court: 1 December 2004
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 26 August 2005
    Judgment: Read more
  • ROBERTSON, James

    Offence: Assault to danger life
    Date of Conviction: 11 March 1997
    Referred to Court: 26 June 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 25 July 2007
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • MCWILLIAM, Andrew

    Offence: Abduction, robbery and sexual assault
    Date of Conviction: 19 December 1997
    Referred to Court: 26 June 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 5 February 2009
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • MCCASKILL, Grant

    Offence: Indecent assault and Breach of the Peace
    Date of Conviction: 7 August 1997
    Referred to Court: 26 June 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 18 August 2005
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • CALDWELL, Jamie

    Offence: Drug Offences
    Date of Conviction: 14 April 1998
    Referred to Court: 24 January 2003
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 30 January 2004
    Judgment:  
  • SMITH, James

    Offence: Attempted Abduction
    Date of Conviction: 30 September 1998
    Referred to Court: 31 July 2002
    Appeal Outcome: Abandoned
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 30 October 2007
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • RITCHIE, Kevin

    Offence: Drug Offences and assault
    Date of Conviction: 16 March 1998
    Referred to Court: 30 May 2002
    Appeal Outcome: Unsuccessful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 10 July 2002
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • ANSARI, Yusuf

    Offence: Rape and abduction
    Date of Conviction: 15 October 1996
    Referred to Court: 4 April 2002
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 2 May 2003
    Judgment: Read more
  • DOCHERTY, John

    Offence: Robbery
    Date of Conviction: 29 August 2000
    Referred to Court: 21 March 2002
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 03 May 2002
    Judgment: No written judgement available
  • DALTON, Barry

    Offence: RTA dangerous driving, failing to stop, disqualified driving
    Date of Conviction: 1 March 2000
    Referred to Court: 23 March 2001
    Appeal Outcome: Successful
    Date of Appeal Outcome: 03 May 2001
    Judgment: No written judgement available
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