Life should mean life. You take away someone’s life, you forfeit your own by losing your liberty. Forever. That’s what any right-thinking member of the public – liberals aside – should expect from the courts. Except the reality is life doesn’t mean life in Scotland.
Disparities in sentencing have long been a bugbear of both public and professionals alike – we’ve all seen reports of killers being sent down for as little as 10 years and as high as 30. And it’s wrong, wrong, wrong.
Earlier this week, evil serial rapist Graham McGill was sentenced to just 14 years in prison for murdering an innocent woman in her own home – this after he evaded justice for more than 35 years.
Read the full article from the Daily Record below: