The Hon. Mrs. Justice Sarah Thompson-James

Scott, Theron v Manhertz, Huntley

Road traffic - Negligence - Traffic signals - Road intersection controlled by traffic lights - Collision at intersection - Presumption that lights inproper working condition - Personal injuries - Whether defendant liable - Contributory negligence - Assessment of damages.

Griffiths, Paul v Griffiths, Claude

Probate - Last will and testament – Whether signature of testator forged – burden of proof – Expert evidence - Handwriting expert - Revocation of probate

Smith, Judith v Advantage General Insurance Company Limited

Motor vehicle accident – Motor vehicle insurance – Judgment in default entered in favour of Claimant against owner of motor vehicle as well as driver – Court’s refusal of insurer’s application for declaration to avoid policy of insurance – Whether insured should be allowed to employ same defence as used in the application for declaration – Whether issue estoppel or res judicata arises – Whether insurer should be held liable to indemnify Claimant in respect of judgment debt – Motor Vehicles Insurance (Third Party Risks) Act, Section 18(1)

Gorstew Limited v Shelly-Williams, Her Hon. Lorna, Patrick Lynch, Pyne, Jeffrey and Barber, Catherine2

Judicial Review – Renewal of application for leave to apply for judicial review – Whether there is an arguable ground for judicial review with a realistic prospect of success – Whether Resident Magistrate erred in upholding no case submission – Whether decision of Resident Magistrate unreasonable in a Wednesbury sense – Whether order of Certiorari should be granted quashing decision of Resident Magistrate – Whether alternative remedy exists – Whether Declaration amounts to adequate alternative remedy – Whether declaration sought would have same effect as order for certiorari - Costs

Flowers, George v The Director of Public Prosecutions for and on behalf of the Government of Canada, The Commissioner of Correctional Services and the Attorney General of Jamaica

Extradition – Writ of habeas corpus –Meaning of ‘Extradition Offence’ – Principle of dual criminality - Whether conduct test or offence test to be applied – Whether the transmission of HIV virus is capable of amounting to a crime in Jamaica – whether putting an individual at risk of HIV is capable of amounting to a crime in Jamaica – Infliction of grievous bodily harm – sections 20 and 22 of the Offences Against the Persons Act – sections 5, 6, 10, 11 of Extradition Act – Aggravated Sexual Assault contrary to section 273 of the Criminal Code of Canada

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