Sentencing armed robbery - the decision in Fleming v HM Advocate

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Analyses Fleming (Richard) v HM Advocate (HCJ Appeal) on whether a 15-year sentence with a three-year extension period for assault and robbery of high value items of jewellery was excessive, and whether theft charges should have been discounted to reflect a guilty plea.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-7
JournalGreens Criminal Law Bulletin
Issue number159
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Assault
  • Extension periods
  • guilty pleas
  • proportionality
  • reduction of sentence
  • robbery
  • Scotland
  • Sentence length
  • sentencing
  • Theft
  • Weapons


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