Court

Headknowles partners face new court battle
Headknowles partners face new court battle

September 17, 2020

THE dispute between the founders of the HeadKnowles organisation has taken a new twist with Lia Head-Rigby countersuing her former friend Gina Knowles...

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Woman who ran illegal hair supply store given 1,800 fine
Woman who ran illegal hair supply store given 1,800 fine

September 16, 2020

A Jamaican woman who ran an illegal hair supply store which she advertised on social media was fined $1,800 yesterday...

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Man accused of stabbing
Man accused of stabbing

September 16, 2020

A man was charged with murder yesterday in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred on Raymond Road last week...

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Five Officially Sworn in as Queen's Counsel

September 14, 2020

SWORN IN WERE:
• Mr. John F. Wilson, Q.C., Senior Partner at McKinney Bancroft & Hughes.

• Mr. Ferron Bethell, Q.C., Partner at Harry B Sands Lobosky & Company.

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Church leader row now moves to Supreme Court
Church leader row now moves to Supreme Court

September 11, 2020

A SUPREME Court judge is set to decide whether the pastoral board of Golden Gates World Outreach Ministries has the right to protest the appointment of the organisation's newly assigned leader...

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Judge slates govt over Sewell case
Judge slates govt over Sewell case

September 10, 2020

A SCATHING condemnation of the government has been delivered over its handling of its defence in the case involving an innocent Jamaican man unjustly held in detention for nearly ten years...

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JUSTICE - AFTER TEN YEARS LOCKED AWAY: Now man innocent of any crime wants 27m in damages
JUSTICE - AFTER TEN YEARS LOCKED AWAY: Now man innocent of any crime wants 27m in damages

September 09, 2020

A SUPREME Court judge has ruled in favour of a Jamaican man who spent nearly a decade unlawfully detained in prison and the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, despite the fact he was never convicted of a single crime...

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Officers on false sick note charge
Officers on false sick note charge

September 03, 2020

TWO correctional officers who were accused of using forged sick certificates to get time off from work in 2018 and 2019 will appear before the chief magistrate today for sentencing...

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RBDF officers' night spot 'curfew breach'
RBDF officers' night spot 'curfew breach'

September 01, 2020

FOUR Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers who were accused of violating the COVID-19 emergency orders by attending a nightclub in Abaco during the national curfew were yesterday granted $500 bail before their trial.

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Another elderly drug mule deported
Another elderly drug mule deported

August 28, 2020

A SWISS man who spent nine months on remand for importing $50,000 worth of cocaine into the country was yesterday turned over to the Department of Immigration for deportation...

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NO CHARGES FOR LOCKDOWN DEMO: Out-of-court deal stops prosecution and avoids arrested suing police
NO CHARGES FOR LOCKDOWN DEMO: Out-of-court deal stops prosecution and avoids arrested suing police

August 27, 2020

THE people arrested last week for protesting New Providence's immediate seven-day lockdown will not be charged in court, according to attorney Wayne Munroe, QC, one of the lawyers representing the group...

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Dame Joan - rights are being broken

August 20, 2020

DAME Joan Sawyer has insisted the government has infringed upon the constitutional rights and freedoms of Bahamians who have been subject to lockdowns, leaving a window open to sue the state over this infraction...

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Three charged with violating curfew
Three charged with violating curfew

August 18, 2020

THREE men were brought to court yesterday to face charges of violating the national curfew...

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Nygard relatives: 'We're victims too' - Two of tycoon's closest family members accuse him of sex trafficking
Nygard relatives: 'We're victims too' - Two of tycoon's closest family members accuse him of sex trafficking

August 17, 2020

CANADIAN fashion mogul Peter Nygard faces astonishing new allegations - that he sex trafficked two of his closest relatives and had them subjected to sexual assault...

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Legal bid to erase COVID convictions
Legal bid to erase COVID convictions

August 13, 2020

LAWYER Wayne Munroe is representing 21 people who are suing Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis for matters related to the state of emergency and COVID-19 regulations...

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Man accused of stealing bike

August 11, 2020

A man accused of stealing a Yamaha scooter was denied bail. Laudel Ferguson, 21, of Apshalt Street, is accused of stealing the bike, worth $2,441.60 from Pedro Hield, between July 17 and 18...

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Statement by the Office of the Attorney General

August 09, 2020

The Leader of the Opposition has issued a Statement taking issue with the appointment of the newest Justice of Appeal. His Statement is unfortunate and appears to seek to besmirch not only the process of appointment...

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Justice Carolita Bethel Sworn-in as Justice of The Court of Appeal
Justice Carolita Bethel Sworn-in as Justice of The Court of Appeal

August 06, 2020

Justice Carolita Bethel was sworn in as Justice of the Court of Appeal by Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith during a brief ceremony at Government House...

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Archer killer told to reapply to appeal murder conviction
Archer killer told to reapply to appeal murder conviction

July 28, 2020

THE killer of 11-year-old Marco Archer has been told he is out of time to challenge his murder conviction...

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Man charged with murder, three attempted murders

July 28, 2020

A 21-year-old man was charged in the Magistrate's Court yesterday with murdering a man and attempting to murder three other people. Kervon Stewart was charged with killing Renaldo Nairn on July 16...

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