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The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the sentence of Dillin Armstrong to the High Court of Justiciary. On 26 August 2019, after a trial at the High Court in Edinburgh, the jury found the applicant and three co-accused guilty of the attempted murder of a young man. The jury foun

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Michael Walker will be the next chief executive of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC). Currently the commission’s head of casework and information governance, Mr Walker will succeed Gerard Sinclair, who retires in September.

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Gerard Sinclair, chief executive of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission is to retire in September. Mr Sinclair joined the commission in 2003 and will have served for over 18 years when he retires, which the commission believes makes him the longest serving chief executive of such an arm&rs

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Three men convicted of rape in 2000 have had their cases referred by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) to the High Court of Justiciary. The SCCRC believes there may have been a miscarriage of justice in the case of David Sutherland Pugh, Kevin James Kane and Brian James Meighan,

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The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the case of a man convicted of drug offences to the High Court of Justiciary. On 19 December 2017 at Dundee Sheriff Court the applicant, Liston Craig Pacitti, pled guilty to an amended charge of culpable and reckless conduct by supplyin

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Solicitor Carol Gammie and advocate Laura Reilly have been appointed to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) for a four-year term. Ms Gammie is a solicitor, trained with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) before practising criminal defence in Kilmarnock for a num

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The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the case of Sean Connelly to the High Court of Justiciary. In accordance with the commission’s statutory obligations, a statement of reasons for its decision has been sent to the High Court, Livingstone Brown Solicitors and the Cr

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