First time or petty criminals are to be dealt with more rapidly under plans unveiled by the justice minister.

Sheriff courts and district courts deal with 96% of all crimes but Cathy Jamieson thinks they are too slow.
The Scottish Executive's new policy paper also gives more powers to cut the number of offenders coming to court.

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