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Minnis call to prosecute ‘not proper process’

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”.

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AG says 'justice system is working'

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.

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Govt ‘not conspiring with’ Chinese company and bank

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.

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More guilty verdicts than not, figures show

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.

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DNA calls for AG to be replaced over nolle prosequi

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.

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Govt has ‘beefed up’ witness protection, says Attorney General

THE GOVERNMENT has reinstated the Witness Protection Programme and “beefed up” the Witness Care Unit, according to Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson.

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Public comments ‘could harm’ BEC bribe probe

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.

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Attorney General ‘will speak about BEC bribe’

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.

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New study reveals reasons for trial delays

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.

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Attorney General hails swift justice

THE reimplementation of Swift Justice has yielded significant improvements for the judiciary, Attorney General Allyson-Maynard Gibson said yesterday.

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Bar Association concerned over Cabinet members chosen as QCs

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.

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Concern over 'judge shopping' to secure bail

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”.

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Attorney General hopeful on stopping revolving door on bail

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”.

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Attorney General silent on chief justice rumour

ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday neither confirmed nor denied that she is being considered to be the next chief justice of the Bahamas.

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Web shops affect financial scruitiny

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.

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Date set for legal action over removal of stenographers

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.

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Attorney General confident despite stenographer row

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.


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