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TOBAGO TEACHERS WIN IN HIGH COURT MATTER AGAINST THE THA

THE HIGH COURT HAS ORDERED OUTSTANDING MONIES OWED TO TEACHERS BE PAID. Martin George and Company got the Official Order from the Court today and are calling upon the THA to pay all Tobago Teachers ALL their outstanding monies and gratuities plus interest, in accordance with the Order of the High Court made in this Constitutional Motion. ...

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Parkin v Norman; Valentine v Lilley

All England Law Reports/1982/Volume 2 /Parkin v Norman; Valentine v Lilley - [1982] 2 All ER 583 [1982] 2 All ER 583 Parkin v Norman; Valentine v Lilley   QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION DONALDSON LJ AND MCCULLOUGH J 23 FEBRUARY, 10 MARCH 1982   Public order – Offensive conduct conducive to breaches of peace – Threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour – Insulting – Nature of insulting behaviour – Homosexual activity in public lavatory – Accused making homosexual advances to plain clothes police officer – Accused's behaviour not observed by anyone else – Whether accused using 'insulting behaviour … likely' to occasion breach of peace – Whether likelihood...

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Dolly Kendall And Others v Mohamed Khan Det Corporal No 7307

West Indian Reports/Volume 26 /Dolly Kendall And Others v Mohamed Khan Det Corporal No 7307 -(1979) 26 WIR 433 (1979) 26 WIR 433 Dolly Kendall And Others v Mohamed Khan Det Corporal No 7307 HIGH COURT OF THE FULL COURT OF GUYANA CRANE CJ AND COLLINS J 21ST SEPTEMBER 1979 Summary conviction offence – Public insult and provocation – Guyana national anthem – Refusal of cinema goers to stand up when national anthem being played – Whether such refusal insult to police officer – Whether police officer insulted and provoked in a manner likely to result in commission of breach of peace – Summary Jurisdiction (Offences)...

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CRIMINAL LAW – Offensive behaviour: the police officer as Victim

Law Society Gazette/1989/Issue 1, January/Articles/CRIMINAL LAW - Offensive behaviour: the police officer as Victim - (1989) LS Gaz, 5 Jan, 86 (14)   LAW SOCIETY GAZETTE (1989) LS Gaz, 5 Jan, 86 (14) 5 January 1989 CRIMINAL LAW - Offensive behaviour: the police officer as Victim   John Marston, solicitor, senior lecturer, school of law, Leicester Polytechnic COPYRIGHT (c) 1989 THE LAW SOCIETY   John Marston In DPP v Orum [1988] 3 All ER 449, the Divisional Court confirmed the view of most commentators that s.5 of the Public Order Act 1986 can properly be applied to situations involving police officers but no members of the general public save for the...

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R v Dean Gibbons [2008] EWCA Crim 1574

Neutral Citation Number: [2008] EWCA Crim 1574 No. 2007/04793/C1 IN THE COURT OF APPEAL CRIMINAL  DIVISION Royal Courts of Justice The Strand London WC2A 2LL   Date: Thursday  10  July  2008   B e f o r e: LORD  JUSTICE  HOOPER MRS  JUSTICE  COX  DBE and THE  RECORDER  OF  NOTTINGHAM (Sitting as a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - R E G I N A - v - DEAN  GIBBONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Computer Aided Transcription by Wordwave International Ltd (a Merrill...

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Francis Fraser, Robert Warren

*160  Francis Fraser, Robert Warren Court of Criminal Appeal 5 November 1956 (1956) 40 Cr. App. R. 160  Lord Chief Justice , Mr. Justice Hallett and Mr. Justice Ashworth  November 5, 1956 Evidence—Hostile Witness—Evidence in Contradiction of Previous Statement Held by Prosecution—Duty of Prosecuting Counsel.  Where a Crown witness gives evidence on oath in direct contradiction of a previous statement made by him which is *161  in the possession of the prosecution, it is the duty of counsel for the prosecution at once to show the statement to the judge and ask the judge's leave to cross-examine the witness as hostile.  Applications for leave to appeal against conviction. The...

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R. v Takis Prefasdaniel Pryce

Status:  Positive or Neutral Judicial Treatment  *111  R. v Takis Prefasdaniel Pryce Court of Appeal 11 November 1986 (1988) 86 Cr. App. R. 111 (The Lord Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Taylorand Mr. Justice Rose): November 11, 1986 Evidence—Witness—Hostile Witness—Witness Giving Statement Inconsistent With Previous Oral Statement—Whether to be Treated as Hostile Where a prosecution witness gave evidence inconsistent with a previous oral statement, applications to treat him as a hostile witness, and subsequently to call evidence to prove his previous inconsistent statement, were rightly granted. The appellant Prefas and one Pryce were charged with arson. Amongst the evidence found at the scene of the fire were three containers which...

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R v Maw

  Download Request: Current Document: 4 Time Of Request: Monday, February 02, 2015  12:16:56   Send To: Summer Eudoxie JUDICIARY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HALL OF JUSTICE KNOX STREET PORT OF SPAIN, TTO   Terms: R v Maw   Source: All Subscribed Cases Sources Project ID: None   Official Transcripts (1990-1997)   R v Maw   COURT OF APPEAL (CRIMINAL DIVISION)   HOBHOUSE LJ, GARLAND, CURTIS JJ   [1994] Crim LR 841, (Transcript: John Larking)   29 APRIL 1994   29 April 1994   P Cross for the Appellant; A Hawks for the Crown   HOBHOUSE LJ   (reading the judgment of the court): In the Crown Court at Durham in November 1993 the appellant, Michael Maw, stood trial before His Honour Judge McDonald and a jury on an indictment containing two counts....

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R v Jobe

  Download Request: Current Document: 1 Time Of Request: Monday, February 02, 2015  12:24:59   Send To: Summer Eudoxie JUDICIARY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HALL OF JUSTICE KNOX STREET PORT OF SPAIN, TTO   Terms: (hostile witness)   Source: All Subscribed Cases Sources Project ID: None   All England Reporter/2004/December/R v Jobe - [2004] All ER (D) 163 (Dec)   [2004] All ER (D) 163 (Dec)   R v Jobe   [2004] EWCA Crim 3155   Court of Appeal, Criminal Division   Potter LJ, Tugendhat J and the Recorder of Manchester   10 December 2004   Criminal evidence and procedure - Stay of proceedings for abuse of process - Defendant informed of decision that matter not to be prosecuted - Correctness of decision not to stay proceedings.   Criminal evidence and...

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Hostile Witnesses at Common Law

  Download Request: Current Document: 1 Time Of Request: Tuesday, February 03, 2015  17:51:43   Send To: Summer Eudoxie JUDICIARY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HALL OF JUSTICE KNOX STREET PORT OF SPAIN, TTO   Terms: (hostile witness)   Source: Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2015 Project ID: None   Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2015/Part F Evidence/Section F6 Examination-in-chief/Unfavourable and Hostile Witnesses/Hostile Witnesses at Common Law   Hostile Witnesses at Common Law   F6.55   The Criminal Procedure Act 1865, s. 3, has not destroyed or removed the common-law right of the judge, in the exercise of his discretion, to allow cross-examination of a hostile witness by asking leading questions about a previous statement. In Thompson (1976) 64 Cr App R 96 the appellant was...

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