Advocate Depute


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Advocate Depute

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(Law) a Scottish law officer with the functions of public prosecutor
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Advocate depute Allan Nicol read a joint minute of agreed evidence to the jury which referred to pictures of the restaurant and of the woman, and DNA samples from both the woman and from Caine.
The advocate depute said it also included smaller bits of evidence which drew together to make a "full and complete picture" of all three being responsible for the "brutal" death of the Aberdeen oil worker.
Kevin raised the threeyear delay with advocate depute Alex Prentice QC last year.
He went on to serve as an Advocate Depute from 2009 to 2013; and as Senior Advocate Depute from 2013 until 2017, prosecuting numerous high-profile and complex cases and representing the Crown in the Court of Criminal Appeal.
Advocate depute Andrew Brown QC said: "During the course of the evening, they frequented a number of pubs and interacted with a range of locals, often in a good-natured way.
"National Archives records revealed Lord Osborne, then called Kenneth Osborne, was the advocate depute who prosecuted me in 1982.
Advocate depute Alex Prentice QC withdrew the charge at the close of the Crown case this after noon.
Advocate depute Pino di Medio told the high court in Perth: "You have seen the murder weapon being selected.
Advocate Depute Hugh Irwin, prosecuting at the High Court, in Kilmarnock, said Adams arrived as a foot passenger at Stranraer shortly after 7pm last April.
Advocate depute Richard Goddard QC said: "She told him to stop, resisted his attempts and attempted to hit the accused."
Advocate depute Michael Meehan started the trial by reading a joint minute, which details facts agreed by the prosecution and Brown's legal team.

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