Monthly Archives: July 2003

(427)  JUDICIARY NEWS

The appointment of five new permanent Court of Session and High Court judges was announced on 2 February 2005, bringing the total number to a record 34 (see for earlier concerns about understaffing of the Bench Nos 373 and 382).  … Continue reading

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(426)  ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR ORDER: GET BEN THE HOOSE AND STAY THERE

On 21 January 2005 Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court granted an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) under the Anti-Social Behaviour (Scotland) Act 2004, banning an 18-year-old youth from entering his flat in Leven for the next three months.  He was alleged to have … Continue reading

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(425)  JODI JONES CASE

On 21 January 2005 Luke Mitchell (16) was found guilty by a majority jury verdict of the 2003 murder of his 14-year-old girlfriend Jodi Jones.  Mitchell himself was also 14 at the time of the killing.  The trial in Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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