March 2, 2021

Abuse of state machinery in former top model case

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life A prominent lawyer representing a former top Vincentian model has described as “a colossal misuse and abuse of state machinery” the case in which the ex-model was sent to a psychiatric institution for evaluation. The case has gripped the nation and has garnered national, regional and international outrage […]

OPINION: It is the general duty for the judiciary to give reasons for a court decision

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By Jolly Green The desirability of having a general duty to give reasons for court decisions has been much debated in Commonwealth jurisdictions. In England, a series of cases has consistently upheld the duty. The existence of this general duty is defensible in principle. The duty must meet the purposes for which it is imposed […]