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Convicted Drug Dealers to Pay over £80,000

Further to our recent blog post regarding the grant of a Confiscation Order for £81,744.68 against a convicted Scottish criminal, the High Court in Edinburgh has granted further Confiscation Orders against two convicted drug dealers from Glasgow and Dunfermline.


Confiscation Order for Drug Dealer in Scotland

On 10 May, a Confiscation Order for £81,744.68 was made against a Scottish man, Mr Paul Ross. Mr Ross was previously sentenced at Elgin Sheriff Court on 15 July 2009 to four years imprisonment, after he pleaded guilty to the charge of producing and being in possession of a controlled Class A drug, Methylamphetamine. The relevant sections of the criminal law are Section 4(1), 4(2)(a), 5(1), 5(2) and Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.


First Conviction for Illegal Music File Sharing in Scotland

A Scottish woman has been convicted for illegally sharing music files online.


Calls for a full review of criminal law in Scotland

The Law Society of Scotland has called for a full review of the compatibility of criminal law in Scotland with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), to try to prevent issues such as those arising from the Cadder v HMA case recurring.


Murder Conviction Upheld for Man Who Stabbed Wife 86 Times

The murder conviction of a man who stabbed his wife 86 times has been upheld by the Court of Criminal Appeal in Edinburgh.

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