March 12, 2014
Allyson Maynard Gibson
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THE call from FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis for Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson to prosecute members of Parliament for violating the Public Disclosure Act has not come “from the proper people from whom it should commence”.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson insisted yesterday that the “justice system is working” despite the country’s murder rate, which is set to outpace last year’s figure.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday denied claims that the government was conspiring with China Construction America Bahamas and the Export-Import Bank of China to undermine the orders of a US bankruptcy court in Delaware.
THE government’s Swift Justice initiative is producing more convictions than not guilty verdicts in Supreme Court trials, Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said yesterday.
DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Deputy Chairman Ethric Bowe has called for the replacement of Allyson Maynard-Gibson as attorney general over the granting of a nolle prosequi by then acting Attorney General Jerome Fitzgerald in 2012.
THE GOVERNMENT has reinstated the Witness Protection Programme and “beefed up” the Witness Care Unit, according to Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday remained tight-lipped about a Bahamas Electricity Corporation bribe allegation, expressing concerns that further public comments could harm the future of the government’s expected probe into the matter.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday said officials would provide the public with an update on a BEC bribe allegation “within the appropriate time”, but refused to comment further.
A STUDY of more than three dozen delayed cases in 2014 provides insight on why matters are not going to trial in a timely manner, according to Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson.
THE reimplementation of Swift Justice has yielded significant improvements for the judiciary, Attorney General Allyson-Maynard Gibson said yesterday.
BAHAMAS Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson yesterday raised concern that three Cabinet ministers were handpicked by Prime Minister Perry Christie to carry the honour of Queen’s Counsel.
AMID renewed concern about granting bail to people suspected of committing serious offences, Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said yesterday she hopes the judiciary “will do everything to prevent what appears to be judge shopping”.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson said yesterday “things are moving in the right direction” with the government’s attempt to eradicate the “revolving door on bail”.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday neither confirmed nor denied that she is being considered to be the next chief justice of the Bahamas.
WEB shop gaming regulations will come under international scrutiny once enacted as the Bahamas readies itself for another round of regional assessments on its financial services sector.
A DATE has been set for a group of attorneys taking legal action against Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson for the removal of stenographers from the Magistrate’s Court.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday expressed her full confidence in the discretion of the Chief Justice and Chief Magistrate amid concerns over the removal of stenographers from the Magistrate’s Court system.