Lord Carloway

Type: Person
Name: Lord Carloway
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

High Court accused must have informed choice of lawyer: appeal court

News In Focus The solicitor of a client facing High Court proceedings, in advising on the client's options for representation, must ensure that the client's decision is an informed one, which involves taking “all reasonable steps” to ascertain which counsel ... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Man who tortured victim jailed

A man who took part in a torture attack on a robbery victim has been jailed for five years at the High Court in Edinburgh.Stewart Bain, 23, and accomplice David Brown, 36, attacked Martin Gillett when he was visiting a friend in Larkhall, South Lanar ... [Published BBC - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Relief as killers' appeal rejected

:00 0 commentsTHE sole-survivor of a Helensburgh house fire which killed three members of the Sharkey family has expressed her ‘relief’ at the murderers’ failed appeal.Share this imageAngela Sharkey, 49, said she hopes the verdict will enable her to move ... [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 5 reports

Fire killers stay in jail

Scott Snowden, 39, and Robert Jennings, 51, were jailed for life for the murders of Thomas Sharkey Snr, 55, his son Thomas Jnr, 21, and daughter Bridget, aged eight.Snowden was ordered to serve at least 33 years and Jennings 29 years.The pair had challenged ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Family failings

Article Latest civil cases, including family actions; withdrawal of writ; reponing; counterclaims; personal injuries actions; expenses; party litigantsby Lindsay FoulisFamily actionsIn Hall v Hall , Aberdeen Sheriff Court, 23 May 2014, Sheriff Principal ... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Sep 15 2014]

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The Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Carloway, told him: "you have been convicted of a significant offence."
The Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Carloway, said: "the court is entirely satisfied that the judge achieved the appropriate balance."
The Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Carloway, said: "the whole tenor of the address to the jurors by the trial judge was one of balance."

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High Court accused must have informed choice of... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Oct 13 2014]
Man who tortured victim jailed [Published BBC - Oct 09 2014]
Relief as killers' appeal rejected [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Oct 02 2014]
Fire killers stay in jail [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 26 2014]
‘Cowardly’ pair lose appeal over Sharkey murders [Published The Scotsman - Sep 26 2014]
Sharkey killers lose appeal bid [Published Helensburgh Advertiser - Sep 25 2014]
Sharkey family killers lose their appeal [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - Sep 25 2014]
Sharkey family fire killers lose appeals agains... [Published Stv.tv - Sep 25 2014]
Family failings [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Sep 15 2014]
Perth rapist fails in attempt to have sentence cut [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 17 2014]
Judges warn against Scottish Government plans t... [Published Telegraph - Jan 07 2014]
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