Two fugitives fighting extradition to South Florida on drug trafficking charges have invented yet another way to delay court proceedings in a case that has been ongoing for over 10 years… and judges keep allowing this nonsense.
A judge contributed to the massive court backlog by holding no one responsible for missing stenographers’ notes that once again delayed the indecent assault case against Dr. Lynwood Brown.
A judge on Friday set bail at $150,000 for a man accused of having cocaine worth $2.5 million with intent to supply, while young men caught with one marijuana joint get sent to Fox Hill on remand.
The Court of Appeal yesterday condemned the use of stall tactics by corrupt defense lawyers, saying it is an abuse of the judicial process.
Disbarred lawyer and talk show host Orland Bodie Jr has been called to appear before Supreme Court justice Stephen Isaacs regarding comments he is alleged to have made on his radio show.
The dysfunctional Bahamas legal system was highlighted again when a man charged with selling drugs was released because he told judges that he was only selling the cocaine to pay his medical bills.
Justice Indra Hariprashad-Charles is the first Bahamian judge ever to put a stop to the nonsense from crafty Bahamian defence lawyers.
Six murder trials have had to be retried due to ‘mistakes’ made by judges, such as allowing inadmissible evidence and misdirecting the jury.
The PLP is quick to criticize the FNM over crime and convictions but do-nothing Perry Christie is a “total abysmal failure” in terms of his impact on the justice system.