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Autopsy on first-time mom shows 13 gallstones led to infection

Mon Apr 20 2015 An au­top­sy per­formed on the body of first-time mom Keisha Ay­ers has re­vealed had 13 gall­stones in her blad­der which caused an in­fec­tion. It al­so re­vealed she de­vel­oped blood clots. The au­top­sy was done yes­ter­day at the Er­ic Williams Med­ical Sci­ences Com­plex mor­tu­ary, Mount Hope. Rel­a­tives of Ay­ers' com­mon-law-hus­band Ju­ma Charles went to the hos­pi­tal to iden­ti­fy her body and view the au­top­sy, as he was too dis­traught to even leave his Chen­nette Cres­cent, San­ta Rosa Heights, Ari­ma, home. The re­port re­vealed the cause of death was due to bi­lat­er­al pul­monary throm­bo-em­boli; Deep vein throm­bo­sis and cholelithi­a­sis. A med­ical doc­tor, who...

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Permission to challenge Deyalsingh

Over 3,000 nurses have been granted leave to challenge the Health Minister’s decision to appoint selected members to the Nursing Council before any elected members were appointed. They were also granted permission to seek declarations that the decision of the minister to appoint David Murphy as a member of the council. The nurses were given permission to challenge the minister by Justice Devindra Rampersad. They are seeking several declarations which also ask the court to find that the minister’s decision to allow his six selected members to elect a president of the council and an executive when there are no other...

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LES COTEAUX MAN DENIED BAIL IN CARIBBEAN JEWELLERS ROBBERY A 26-year-old man of Les Coteaux, To­ba­go, ap­peared in the Scar­bor­ough Mag­is­trates Court on Fri­day, charged with the rob­bery of Caribbean Jew­ellers Low­lands Branch. The in­ci­dent al­leged­ly oc­curred Mon­day around 12 pm. Alveion Nurse aka "Crime Boss," of Prov­i­dence Road, stood be­fore Mag­is­trate Dwayne Mur­ray in the Scar­bor­ough First Court, charged with three counts of rob­bery with ag­gra­va­tion. The court heard that Nurse al­leged­ly robbed four em­ploy­ees of Caribbean Jew­ellers lo­cat­ed in­side the Low­lands Mall at gun­point, mak­ing away with $1,244,164 worth of jew­el­ry—17 gold 10k ban­gles val­ued $107,800; nine gold 10k jin­gles val­ued...

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DALLISON v. CAFFERY. [1961 D. No. 1575.]

ICLR: King's/Queen's Bench Division/1965/Volume 1/DALLISON v. CAFFERY.  [1961 D. No. 1575.] - [1965] 1 Q.B. 348   [1965] 1 Q.B. 348   [COURT OF APPEAL]   DALLISON v. CAFFERY.  [1961 D. No. 1575.]   1964 April 8, 9, 10, 13.   Lord Denning M.R., Danckwerts and Diplock L.JJ.   Arrest - Detention in custody - Constable, powers of - Duty to act reasonably - Power to arrest on suspicion - Power to take arrested person for reasonable investigation of suspected crime before delivery to police station and magistrates for committal.   Malicious prosecution - Reasonable and probable cause - Question for jury - Honest belief - Question of honest belief in accused person's guilt...

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Berry (Linton) v R

Berry (Linton) v R JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL LORD KEITH OF KINKEL, LORD ROSKILL, LORD ACKNER, LORD JAUNCEY OF TULLICHETTLE AND LORD LOWRY 29, 30 JANUARY, 4 FEBRUARY, 15 JUNE 1992 Criminal evidence – Prosecution evidence – Disclosure to defence – Statements by crucial prosecution witnesses not disclosed to defence – Significant discrepancies between evidence in court and statements – Discrepancies not brought to attention of defence – Witness’s evidence in court not foreshadowed at preliminary inquiry – Material irregularity Criminal evidence – Character evidence – Relevance to credibility – Failure of trial judge to bring relevance to attention of jury – Defence...

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  Baksh v R   [1958] AC 167, [1958] 2 WLR 536, 102 Sol Jo 228 Court: PC   Judgment Date: circa 1958   Catchwords & Digest   CRIMINAL LAW, EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE - APPEALS - APPEAL TO THE COURT OF APPEAL FOLLOWING TRIAL ON INDICTMENT - VENIRE DE NOVO AND RETRIAL - WHETHER POWER TO ORDER NEW TRIAL -- FRESH EVIDENCE Appellant and his co-accused (who had each relied on an alibi) having been convicted of murder, both appealed to the Court of Criminal Appeal of British Guiana, who permitted to be produced and proved on the hearing of the appeal statements, which had not been available at the trial,...

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  Halsbury's Laws of England/CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (VOLUME 27 (2010), PARAS 1-451; VOLUME 28 (2010), PARAS 452-962)/10.  EVIDENCE AND WITNESSES/(5) ADVANCE INFORMATION AND DISCLOSURE/(i) Introduction/481. Disclosure or advance notification by the defendant.   Disclosure or advance notification by the defendant.   The defendant is not required to disclose any evidence or material that may be damaging to his own case or of assistance to the prosecution case, nor is he required to disclose evidence that may assist the case of any other defendant1. At common law, the defendant was not required to give any advance notice or disclosure of evidence on which he proposed to...

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  Halsbury's Laws of England/CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (VOLUME 27 (2010), PARAS 1-451; VOLUME 28 (2010), PARAS 452-962)/10.  EVIDENCE AND WITNESSES/(5) ADVANCE INFORMATION AND DISCLOSURE/(i) Introduction/480. General principles of fair disclosure to the defendant.   (5)  ADVANCE INFORMATION AND DISCLOSURE   (i)  Introduction   General principles of fair disclosure to the defendant.   Criminal Procedure Rules1 may make, with respect to proceedings against any person for a prescribed offence or an offence of any prescribed class, provision2:   (1)     for requiring the prosecutor to do such things as may be prescribed for the purpose of securing that the defendant or a person representing him is furnished with, or can...

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