One of the country’s top lawyers is calling for an end to secrecy in government, questioning how The Bahamas can compete in a global investment climate or how the public can believe in its system of governance or its leaders when every potential investor has to see the Prime Minister personally to make a deal.
Former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Paul Thompson says there are far too many things that stand in the way of a trial starting and ending as early as it should, with the main problem being lawyers.
The Bahamas Bar Association needs to institute a better system of informing the public of the punishments it orders against lawyers – especially when disbarment is ordered.
A man convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison was also, separately, sentenced to life in prison for armed robbery. But he may end up getting his time in jail reduced because of delays over, what seems to be, trivial matters..
In a rambling, often nonsensical open letter, Keod Smith threatens to sue the Tribune newspaper if the publisher doesn’t apologize for an editorial that most people thought was rather spot on.
Wayne Munroe is starting to sound like Chicken Little. Every day, the disingenuous attorney, legal hack for the web shop boys, has some new threat about how the sky will fall if his clients can’t continue their illegal businesses.
Attorney Wayne Munroe is warning the police that it would be a gamble for them to try to raid web shops before he finishes his legal shenanigans.
Attorneys representing web shop operators have appealed to discharge a conservatory order that had protected their clients’ operations from police interference.
Now that an autopsy has shown that one of the men who recently died in police custody, was strangled or smothered, the family of the deceased will need a lawyer at the Coroner’s Inquest.