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Archive for May, 2020

Sex Offenders Register Appeal Refused
PF v Garry McNair 2015 Mr McNair failed in his appeal not to be placed on the Sex Offenders Register. Mr McNair pled guilty at Dundee Sheriff Court to the charge of public indecency after he had an oral sex act performed on him on a public bus. He was sentenced to five...
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Recovery of Psychiatric Report Petition Refused
PF v DM 2015 DM, an accused, was refused by the Criminal Appeal Court to petition the recovery of a psychiatric report of his wife so that he could use this in his own defence. This report was prepared for a separate matter two years prior, but DM’s legal team argued it...
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Misdirection to the Jury Appeal Refused
HMA v Basharat Khan 2020 Mr Khan has had his bid to appeal against his conviction refused at the High Court. The appellant argued that the judge presented a misdirection to the jury which caused him to be wrongly convicted of the offence of rape. This alleged...
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Amended Charge During Trial Appeal Refused
HMA v Christopher McCormick 2019 Mr McCormick has had his appeal against conviction rejected after being found guilty of being in possession of an offensive weapon, namely a machete. The offence took place in October 2018 when it was reported that Mr McCormick was...
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Miscarriage of Justice Appeal Refused
HMA v Syeda Begum 2020 Ms Begum who appealed against her conviction after being found guilty of assaulting a young baby in April 2019 has had her appeal refused at the High Court who concluded there was no miscarriage of justice. The child was left with a brain bleed...
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