Victims Rights To Be Recognised By Court

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Victims of crimes, particularly those related to sexual assault and domestic violence, are about to see a shift in the way their rights are treated, and how they are vindicated by the law courts in Barbados. This guarantee was given by the island’s top judge, Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, who vowed that the Model Guidelines for Sexual Offence Cases …

Reducing Case Loads Through Mediation

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Members of the public are invited to attend an interactive panel presentation entitled: Reducing the Court’s Caseload through Mediation, on Thursday, October 20, at the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The panellists are: Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; Project Director of the IMPACT Justice Project, Professor Velma Newton; Attorney-at-law, Tariq Khan; Mediation Coordinator with …