In May 2008 Alison was seconded from COPFS to take up an appointment as a Trial Advocate Depute
and in February 2010 joined the COPFS National Sexual Crimes Unit.
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.
Jane Farquharson, prosecuting, told the High Court in Glasgow: "Forensic pathologists conclude in a report that the cause of Albert McDonald's death is blunt force injuries of abdomen.
National Archives records revealed Lord Osborne, then called Kenneth Osborne, was the advocate depute
who prosecuted me in 1982.
Alex Prentice QC withdrew the charge at the close of the Crown case this after noon.
Pino di Medio told the high court in Perth: "You have seen the murder weapon being selected.
At an earlier hearing advocate depute
Alan Turnbull QC, prosecuting, told how Brewer was picked up after being seen in a Warrington car park in a stolen car used in the raid.
Hugh Irwin, prosecuting at the High Court, in Kilmarnock, said Adams arrived as a foot passenger at Stranraer shortly after 7pm last April.
He also served as an Advocate Depute
(Counsel for the prosecution in criminal cases) from 1990 to 1993 and Home Advocate Depute
from 1993 to 1996.
Barry Divers said the Crown maintained Coats may have a fortune hidden.
But when an advocate depute
does leave, they do so with what's effectively a badge that says they've worked with the NSCU and have expertise in prosecuting sex crimes.
Andrew Miller, prosecuting, said: "The sexual relationship was at the instigation of the father.