McGlashan, Winsome v Nicholson Phillips

Contract for fee sharing between Attorneys - Whether mere referral - Breach of Canon IV (g) of the Legal Profession (Canons of Professional Ethics) Rules - Whether contract is unenforceable by reason of public policy – Attorneys’ fees in the administration of estate

Grant, Victoria and Linsford Hamilton et al v Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners, New Day Aluminium (Jamaica) Limited et al

Constitutional law – Fundamental rights – Redress – Constitutional claim challenging the lawfulness of bauxite mining activities on the part of the defendants – Breach of fundamental rights – Right to life – Right to receive information – Right to reside in any part of Jamaica – Right to enjoy a healthy and productive environment free from the threat of injury or damage from environmental abuse and degradation of the ecological heritage – Right to protection from degrading treatment.

Grant, Jamar v Lee, Angela and Kirk Lee(1)

Civil Procedure – Interlocutory application to strike out impugned paragraphs contained in specific affidavits – Relevance – Whether the evidence contained in those affidavits is relevant – Admissibility – Admissibility of evidence contained in specific affidavits – Whether the statements contained in the affidavits are scandalous – Whether the statements contained in the affidavits are irrelevant or otherwise oppressive rendering them inadmissible – Whether the statements contained in specific affidavits if allowed to remain would impede the just disposition of the matter – Whether the pre

Lloyd, Gary v Dacosta, Richard and Jamaica Defence Force

Judicial review – Military law – Jurisdiction of court – Discharge from military – Whether claim justiciable – Breach of natural justice – Defence Act - The Defence (Regular Force Enlistment and Service) Regulations, 1962 – Force Standing Orders

Hayles, Ian and Charlotte Alexander-Hayles v The Contractor General, The Hon. Pearnel Charles, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senator Tom Tavares Finson, President of the Senate

Administrative Law - Application for Leave to apply for Judicial Review - Whether the opinion of the Office of the Contractor General as well as subsequent referral can be reviewed - Whether a stay can be granted prior to leave being granted - Whether the Court has jurisdiction to intervene in the conduct of Parliament.
Constitution of Jamaica Sections 48 (2) and 51 (1).

Civil Procedure Rules 56 (2) ,56 (3).
Statues Contractor General Act Sections 4(1) (b), 15, 16, 20, 21, 28- Senate and House of Representatives (Power and Privileges) Act Sections 29 and 51.

Graham, Vernaldo v Attorney General of Jamaica

Application to Strike Out Statement of Case - Crown Proceedings Act - Constabulary
Force Act - Claim brought in respect of Judge of the Supreme Court - Prosecutor and

Police - Malicious Prosecution - False Imprisonment - Loss of Family Life?



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