Lord Bracadale has presided over some of Scotland’s most high-profile criminal trials.
The family of Jeanette MacRae, 75, believed she may have taken the wrong route driving home.
Adriana Ciurar, 23, made no plea when she appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Friday.
The Loony Dook has become a staple in the east coast’s festive calendar.
Denise Findlay was expected to investigate general election candidate Neale Hanvey.
The 43-year-old victim suffered serious head injuries after being knocked down in Fife.
Neale Hanvey had been due to contest the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency.