Frank Mulholland

Type: Person
Name: Frank Mulholland
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Super Puma families back move to access black box from stricken helicopter

The families of four oil workers who died in a North Sea Super Puma crash have welcomed a landmark legal move to seize the black box from the doomed helicopter.Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland has applied to the Court of Session to acquire flight data from ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Over 150 vehicles forfeited following drink driving, Crown reveals

News In Focus TodayMore than 150 vehicles in Scotland were forfeited as a result of drink-related motoring offences last year, according to figures released today by Crown Office.Between April 2013 and March 2014, 151 vehicles, or an average of three ... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Crackdown on Scottish Mafia’s illegal waste racket

SCOTLAND’s authorities are liaising with Interpol to crack down on Mafia-style gangs which have muscled in on the country’s lucrative illegal waste industry.The illegal trade was worth about £27 million last year, MSPs were told today.About 20 per cent ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Mafia, Illegal, Scotland
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Elaine's mother is in court to see murderer sent to jail

Elaine's elderly mother has spent 28 years hoping that detectives would catch the monster who killed the 16-year-old.Yesterday the frail 72-year-old watched as John Docherty, 50, was told he must spend at least 21 years in jail for the brutal murder.Judge ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Elaine Doyle killer jailed for life

A man convicted of murdering a teenage girl in 1986 has been jailed for a minimum of 21 years.John Docherty was given a life sentence at the High Court in Glasgow for the killing of Greenock schoolgirl Elaine Doyle.The 16-year-old was found dead in a ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Review sought into prosecution of emergency drivers

A north-east MSP is demanding a review of the way the way the Crown Office treats cases involving emergency service drivers.Labour MSP Lewis Macdonald has written to Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland amid concerns police officers, ambulance crews and fire ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

MSP backs calls for review of rules on gypsy-traveller camps

A north-east MSP has called for a law review to equip police with clearer powers to crack down on illegal gypsy-traveller encampments.Richard Baker (Labour) argues that trespass laws already in place should permit the authorities to move on unauthorised ... [Published Press and Journal - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

DNA evidence helps convict man of Elaine Doyle's murder after 28 years

John Docherty, 49, has been convicted of the 1986 murder of Elaine Doyle. Photograph: Police Scotland/PAA man has been convicted of murdering a teenage girl in 1986. Elaine Doyle, 16, was found dead in a lane less than 50 yards from her home in Greenock, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish independence referendum: Moderator calls time on online abuse

Scottish and English flags held up over Edinburgh, Scotland Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Archive/Press Association ImaThe Moderator of the Church of Scotland this morning called for an end tothe “underhand methodology” of online abuse in the referend ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Jim Clark Rally crash: Scotland's top law officer says criminal prosecutions not ruled out

Frank Mulholland, the Lord Advocate, says such a decision "depends on where the evidence takes you" as victims' families release tributes to those lost in crash Scotland's most senior law officer has refused to rule out criminal prosecutions over the ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 02 2014]

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Emphasising that motorists who were caught with excess alcohol would be prosecuted "to the full extent of the law" , Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC commented: “Motorists in Scotland should also be aware of the tough legal and personal consequences of driving while...
Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC said there were "tough consequences of drink and drug driving"
Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC said: "the sentence ends a long search for justice for the doyle family. it deeply touched the people of inverclyde and beyond who never let her memory fade."

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Super Puma families back move to access black b... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Over 150 vehicles forfeited following drink dri... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Aug 19 2014]
Vehicles seized over drink driving [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]
150 drink-driver vehicles seized [Published Falkirk Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Crackdown on Scottish Mafia’s illegal waste racket [Published The Scotsman - Aug 12 2014]
Elaine's mother is in court to see murderer sen... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 07 2014]
Elaine Doyle killer jailed for life [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 06 2014]
Elaine Doyle killer jailed for life [Published Press and Journal - Aug 06 2014]
REACTION: Crown welcome killer Docherty's life ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
John Docherty jailed for 21 years for killing G... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 06 2014]
Review sought into prosecution of emergency dri... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 01 2014]
MSP backs calls for review of rules on gypsy-tr... [Published Press and Journal - Jul 29 2014]
DNA evidence helps convict man of Elaine Doyle'... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]
Scottish independence referendum: Moderator cal... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 16 2014]
Jim Clark Rally crash: Scotland's top law offic... [Published Telegraph - Jun 02 2014]
Paedophile 'would face girl charge' [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jan 31 2014]
Investigators in Lockerbie talks [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jan 29 2014]
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Family of Lockerbie bomber vow to prove his inn... [Published Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
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