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12 February 2011

Tribune (Bahamas)

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Jamaican attorneys have expressed disagreement with local assessments of the Jamaican Gun Court. While the court had its "teething pains" it is now an "established and accepted" part of the judiciary, attorneys claim. Earlier this year, a Magistrate's Court in Nassau was assigned to hear gun related matters, in a similar fashion to Jamaica's Magistrate's Court handling drug crimes. The move to establish a "so-called gun court" was heavily... (

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