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Archive for June, 2021

Fatal Accident Inquiry Determines That Case Of Prisoner Who Died Of An Overdose Was Not An Accident
Williamson FAI 34 A fatal accident inquiry has determined that a prisoner who died of a drug overdose following sentencing did not die as a result of an accident that could have been prevented by prison authorities.  Gavin Williamson died in HMP Perth in June...
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Appeal Court Sends Case Back To Sheriff In child Assault Case, Following Crown Appeal
Procurator Fiscal, Selkirk v LM 2021 SAC (Crim) 5 An appeal by the Crown against a decision to uphold a no case to answer submission has succeeded in the Sheriff Appeal Court, paving the way for a new prosecution. The respondent, LM, had not been convicted at trial...
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Challenge Against Parole Board Decision Fails In Court of Session
Singh v Scottish Ministers CSOH 57 A prisoner serving a seven-year sentence for sexual offences has failed in his attempt to challenge a decision by the Scottish Ministers to refuse his release on license. Harpreet Singh, an Indian citizen who was subject to a...
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Man’s Appeal Against Murder Conviction of Basis of Self-Defence Refused
Dines v HM Advocate HCJAC 29 The High Court of the Justiciary Appeal Court has refused an appeal against conviction launched by a man who claimed that he stabbed a man five times in self-defence. The appellant, Aaron Dines, was convicted in 2019 of striking the...
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