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Prisoner fails in bid for conduct assessment


Sep 2, 2020

Lord Braid has ruled that a prisoner serving an OLR has failed to compel Scottish Ministers to carry out a “community facing risk assessment” to increase his chances of release.


A summary of Lord Braid's Opinion is available. The full Opinion of the Court can be accessed via the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service website.  

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