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

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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