Anita Allen

Type: Person
Name: Anita Allen
Title: Justice - Supreme Court (Bahamas)
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Court cuts gun sentence on appeal

The Court of Appeal has slashed a prison sentence given to a man who pleaded guilty to having two 9mm pistols.Christoph Iturriaga, 29, was convicted in March of one count of illegal gun possession and one count of possession of ammunition.He was sentenced ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Man who killed lover with a cutlass challenges sentence

By KORTNEY RODGERSPRINCE Hepburn, the contractor convicted of the brutal murder of his lover Nellie Mae Brown-Cox, challenged his murder sentence at the Court of Appeal yesterday on the grounds that he was suffering from “diminished responsibility” at ... [Published The Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bill passed to scrap mandatory minimums

By RASHAD ROLLETribune Staff Reporterrrolle@tribunemedia.netA BILL to abolish the controversial mandatory minimum sentences implemented by the former Ingraham administration was one of a compendium of bills debated in the House of Assembly yesterday as ... [Published The Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Betty K employee wins 'wrongful dismissal' case

By NEIL HARTNELLTribune Business Editornhartnell@tribunemedia.netThe Court of Appeal yesterday upheld an ex-Betty K Agencies employee’s wrongful dismissal claim, expressing surprise that her supervisor was not fired instead for “misplacing a large sum ... [Published The Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mandatory sentences for drug crimes ruled unconstitutional

A Supreme Court judge on Thursday declared the four-year mandatory minimum sentence for drug possession with intent to supply unconstitutional.Mandatory minimum sentences were reintroduced for drug and gun crimes in November 2011 as part of a compendium ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Choices in the judiciary

EDITOR, The Tribune.Your two stories quoting The Bahamas Bar Association’s President’s views on judicial appointments suggest that Mr Elsworth Johnson does not firstly understand the meaning of the term “transparency” and secondly, reveals that the Bar ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

BORCO parent to appeal $17m damages limit

By NEIL HARTNELLTribune Business Editornhartnell@tribunemedia.netThe Bahamas Oil Refining Company’s (BORCO) parent plans to appeal a ruling that leaves it with a potential multi-million dollar jetty repair bill to the Privy Council.Buckeye Partners, in ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 19 2014]

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Court cuts gun sentence on appeal [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 19 2014]
Man given mandatory minimum has sentence for gu... [Published The Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Man who killed lover with a cutlass challenges ... [Published The Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Bill passed to scrap mandatory minimums [Published The Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Betty K employee wins 'wrongful dismissal' case [Published The Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
Mandatory sentences for drug crimes ruled uncon... [Published Nassau Guardian - Sep 12 2014]
Choices in the judiciary [Published The Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
BORCO parent to appeal $17m damages limit [Published The Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
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