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Justice ministry moves to address problems plaguing jury system
An internal working group of the Ministry of Justice met yesterday to discuss the problems plaguing the jury system in Jamaica, and the related incidents of trials being unable to start, which have be.....
Ministry of Justice | 2012-04-23 10:15:59 # Views :3485

Jamaican government establishes shelter for human trafficking victims
The Jamaican government recently established a shelter for victims of human trafficking. The shelter was operationalized at a cost of just over $3.2 million......
Ministry of Justice | 2013-06-19 00:03:17 # Views :3394

Ten (10) new positions of Judicial Clerks for the Supreme Court
The Ministry of Justice has succeeded in its representation to have an increase in the number of Judicial Clerks for the Supreme Court by ten (10). This brings the complement of Judicial Clerks at the.....
Ministry of Justice | 2014-02-03 19:19:45 # Views :2188

Jamaica winning the fight against human trafficking
Jamaica has been commended and upgraded to a Tier 2 ranking in its fight against Trafficking in Persons (TIP) by the US Department of State in its 2016 TIP Report......
Ministry of Justice | 2016-07-01 17:20:46 # Views :2134

Italian Firm Contracted by European Union Fails to successfully deliver and install audio and video link technology in Jamaica’s Courts
The Ministry of Justice takes note of stories carried in the media over the past several days about delays in implementing audio and video link technology in the courts. The Ministry unequivocally rej.....
Ministry of Justice | 2019-01-31 16:57:34 # Views :2077

Ministry of Justice’s response to brutal killing of Dwayne Jones
The Minister of Justice, Senator the Hon. Mark Golding, joins in the condemnation of the brutal slaying of 17-year-old Dwayne Jones by a mob at a dance in St. James on 22nd July 2013......
Ministry of Justice | 2013-07-30 04:30:17 # Views :2036

Justice Ministry congratulates Chief Justice Zaila McCalla
The Ministry of Justice wishes to congratulate the Hon. Mrs. Justice Zaila McCalla OJ, Chief Justice of Jamaica, who on Tuesday February 9, 2016 was conferred with the prestigious honour of being appo.....
Ministry of Justice | 2016-02-15 13:29:45 # Views :2001

Stop it! Chuck warns Scammers in St. James
Speaking at a Justice of the Peace town hall meeting in St. James last Thursday (September 22) Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck sent a stern warning to lottery scammers in the parish to "Stop it, cut.....
Ministry of Justice | 2016-09-27 09:40:07 # Views :1951

Statement regarding the death of Mr. Emil George, QC
The Minister of Justice, Senator Mark Golding, has expressed sadness at the passing of Emil George, QC......
Ministry of Justice | 2015-08-13 11:45:51 # Views :1941

Jurors’ allowance to be increased to $2,000 from $500
The Minister of Justice, Senator the Honourable Mark Golding has signed Regulations that will increase the allowance payable to persons who serve as jurors in civil and criminal cases......
Ministry of Justice | 2015-07-02 15:39:16 # Views :1795

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