Judges from the Appeal Court chip away at the moral fabric of society and continue to backlog the courts by ordering re-sentencing and allowing unnecessary appeals that waste court time.
Andrew Allen highlights the obvious and insidious connection between the levels of violence in the Bahamas today and the ineptitude of a Judiciary that continues to release violent criminals to reoffend while on bail.
Once again, we have an incompetent magistrate considering granting bail to a man caught with an illegal gun and wasting the court’s time with more unnecessary delays.
Incompetent judges, corrupt court employees and crooked attorneys are causing chaos in the judicial system in The Bahamas as nearly every case has to be rescheduled time and time again… and murderers go scot-free far too often.
Go ahead and sign that bail form for your crooked relative or friend. If the person doesn’t show up for court… no problem. Apparently all you have to do is cry in court and you’ll be let off the hook.
Highlighting injustice in the Bahamian legal system and the incompetence of our judges, the Appeal Court reduced the sentence of a man convicted of having a huge quantity of drugs, yet young men with one joint receive the mandatory four years in jail.
Murderers are not put to death in The Bahamas because the Privy Council says that the death sentence is reserved for crimes that are the “worst of the worst”. Bishop Simeon Hall wants to know… what constitutes the “worst of the worst”?
Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson recommended that judges be held accountable for long delays in “rendering judgments.”
Stephen Wrinkle and Edena Farah were both granted bail after the nation’s highest traffic website, BahamasB2B.com, sparked massive public outrage when a magistrate imposed overly harsh sentences and refused to grant the defendants appeal bail.