The lawyer for convicted murderer Kofhe Goodman demanded that the court sentence him in the absence of probation and psychiatric reports.
Bahamians have become very creative at financial fraud, something many think is a victimless crime. Last year there were 450 fraud complaints involving $4.5 million worth of assets.
It will be another few days before testimony in the murder trial of the two men accused of killing a banker continues.
Minutes after a jury convicted Kofhe Goodman of the murder of 11-year-old Marco Archer, he yelled out death threats towards Marco’s family, tried to climb out of the prisoner’s dock and spat on one of the jurors.
More than five months after a gambling referendum failed, the substantive case on the matter is still waiting to be heard in the Supreme Court.
Frustrated by more than four years of court delays, a 24-year-old man is demanding justice after an incident that left him brain damaged and physically deformed.
Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson recommended that judges be held accountable for long delays in “rendering judgments.”
The police commissioner has criticised the judicial system, saying it is disturbing and frustrating to see criminals back on the streets so soon after being arrested.
A federal judge ruled that a Florida woman cannot pursue claims in the United States that several Americans raped her after a Bahamian hotel bar served her alcohol when she was underage.