The fast tracking of new cases via the voluntary bill of indictment procedure has increased the workload of five criminal courts that have failed to make a dent in the backlog.
The country’s high crime rate has outpaced the criminal justice system with the extent of the backlog still undetermined due to woefully inadequate reporting in the Attorney General’s office.
This New Atheism is, in its origins and aims, a type of moralism: a protest against the injustices of the world. To protest against God in the name of justice is self-defeating.
The bribery case of Bryan Dillett, a policeman, and Anthony Rolle, a civilian has been postponed further due to the continued delay of the stenographer’s notes which were requested over a year ago.
High court trials without jurors are an option government will be exploring to ease the backlog of cases which is an increasing burden on the judicial system.
Justice Indra Hariprashad-Charles is the first Bahamian judge ever to put a stop to the nonsense from crafty Bahamian defence lawyers.
After a four-year criminal investigation, the Department of Justice has released a multimillion dollar agreement reached with an international Islamic banking network in the Bahamas.
New Providence Building Supplies, one of the subsidiaries of the Mosko Group of Companies, was robbed of $140,000 worth of equipment after Hurricane Irene.