A former “sapper” who was sentenced to three years imprisonment after being convicted of drugs-related offences has had his custodial reduced on appeal.
High Court of Justiciary 27 May 2015
Celtic fans convicted of ‘offensive behaviour at football’ for singing ‘Roll of Honour’ fail in Article 7 ECHR appeal
Two Celtic supporters who claimed their human rights had been breached after they were convicted under legislation designed to tackle football-related sectarianism for singing a pro-IRA and INLA song during a match have lost their appeal.
High Court of Justiciary 16 April 2015
A Polish woman faced with imprisonment in her homeland who claimed that a “serious medical condition” meant it would be “unjust or oppressive” to extradite her from Scotland has failed in appeal against a sheriff’s extradition order.
High Court of Justiciary 2 April 2015
The Criminal Appeal Court has issued an opinion designed to highlight the point that a decision of a sifting judge must relate to the questions posed in a stated case and not to the content of any earlier application to the court.
High Court of Justiciary 23 February 2015