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Published:Sunday | August 7, 2022 | 12:11 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Strong support has come from the Advocates’ Association of Jamaica for the Government to make an ex gratia payment to a man who, at age 18, was incarcerated for 12 years for a crime he did not commit, and was eventually freed 11 years ago....

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:12 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Retired Supreme Court Judge Lennox Campbell is aware that Jamaica’s justice system needs significant improvements, but he asserts that the citizens must take an active role in order for it to properly function. He is calling on Jamaicans to do...

Published:Sunday | July 17, 2022 | 12:11 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A parish court judge issued a committal order last week Wednesday against Queen’s Counsel Denise Kitson, a managing partner at the law firm Grant Stewart Phillips...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:10 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A grave “miscarriage of justice” resulted in the conviction of a hotel worker, who spent four years in prison before he was freed this month by the Court of Appeal. “I have been robbed of four valuable years of my life because of a flawed justice...

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Court of Appeal, last month, ordered the immediate release of a man who had to wait for 10 years to get the transcript of his trial so that his appeal could be heard. Although Jerome Dixon lost the appeal against his conviction for wounding...

Published:Sunday | December 19, 2021 | 12:09 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Retired fishing vessel captain Jeffery Steadman is now homeless but he is not giving up the fight to ascertain how his father, the late custos of Portland, John Henry Stedman, who died 25 years ago, was allegedly swindled out of 267 acres of prime...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:10 AMBarbara Gayle - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A man who spent four days in jail and faced a criminal charge after he rescued a 10-year-old boy from being mauled to death by two vicious dogs says he has no regrets in doing what he did to save the boy’s life. Referred to by many in the parish of...

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