Luke Mitchell v Her Majesty’s Advocate

The latest appeal by Luke Mitchell has been refused by the Appeal Court in Edinburgh.  A 2-1 decision to refuse his appeal against sentence saw the Lord Justice Clerk dissenting and suggesting a punishment period of 15 years rather than the 20 imposed would have been more appropriate.

The full opinion of the Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Hardie and Lady Cosgrove can be read here

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