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Walters, Keekee v Wallace, Kenroy

Assessment of Damages – Degloving injury to left foot and fracture to left ankle – Do transportation costs have to be specifically proven? – Period over which interest is payable on damages.

Anderson, Jennes v General Legal Council

Application to strike out statement of case – Application for summary judgment – Defamation – Whether the words and/or publication bears a defamatory meaning – Rule 69.4 of the Civil Procedure Rules – Absolute Privilege

Stephenson, Cabel v Hibbert, Doreen, (Cressida Rattigan (In her capacity as named executrix in the Estate Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert) and Leba Thomas (In her capacity as named executrix in the Estate Frederick 'Toots' Hibbert)

Tort of detinue - Tort of conversion - Unlawful detention of samsung SSD hard drive – Recovery of possession - Delivery up - Intellectual Property Rights- Sections 2(1), 7, 9, 22, 23 and 28 of the Copyright Act - Authorship and ownership of copyright – Joint authorship and ownership- Musical works -Sound recordings - Executive producer of sound recordings -Sufficient degree of originality – Whether estate of deceased has interest in right to sound recordings - Measure of damages

Murray, Karin v Brilliant Investments Limited, Davis, Shurnette (Representative of the Estate of Allan Davis) Between Brilliant Investments Limited and Messado, Jennifer

Mortgage – Equitable mortgage – Creation of an equitable mortgage – Monies owed – Agreement for land to be used as security for monies owed – Deposit of certificate of title in pursuance of agreement – No instrument of mortgage executed – Whether equitable mortgage in place – Whether deposit of title deed gives rise to presumption of charge

Clarke, Roshaine v The Attorney General of Jamaica

The Constitution of Jamaica, sections 2, 9, 13, 14 and 20 - The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act, 2011,
sections 13(2)(a) and (b) and 19, The Emergency Powers Regulations, 2018, regulations 22, 30, 32, 33 and 38. Whether certain regulations violate the



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