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A look back at Cayman's courts in 2020, from constitutional debates to extradition hearings to quarantine breaches.
Dozens of demonstrators gathered at Heroes Square Friday to rally for the removal of McKeeva Bush from the Speaker's chair after he pleaded guilty to two counts of common assault and one count of disorderly conduct.
Simon Julio Newball, of George Town, entered mixed pleas to a string of assault and drug charges, before the Summary Court on Wednesday, 26 Aug.
The assault charges allege that Bush grabbed the woman by her hair and hit her in the head as well as threw bus tubs at her.
The 44-year-old George Town man was on the run for nearly a month and is accused of pepper-spraying police officers.
Cayman’s courts have ramped up their emergency contingency plan to meet additional problems presented by COVID-19.
Discussions are set to resume on the introduction of an electronic ticketing system through which tickets can be filed directly with the court upon issuance and traffic offenders can instantly pay their fines rather than having to head to the courts.
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Local judicial leaders have said they will continue to prioritise implementing best practices to improve court efficiency.
The Auditor General has said a lack of performance and financial information has made it “difficult to assess the overall efficiency and effectiveness of Summary Courts or Judicial Administration.”
Taking the stand at Summary Court on Monday, a police officer recalled the night he says he caught a West Bay man with a bottle filled with cocaine.
A woman who injected dangerous substances into the faces of two female clients in 2017 was sentenced Monday to five months in prison.
Delays in the Summary Court sentencing of a convicted cocaine dealer, Wayne Carlos Myles, means he will have wait until October to learn his fate.
Canover Watson and Bruce Blake appeared in Summary Court Tuesday to answer for a string of charges laid in connection with a corruption probe into the Cayman Islands Football Association.
Two additional people were charged with crimes Tuesday in relation to a private plane that allegedly brought gold and cash to Grand Cayman on 4 June.
A man pleaded guilty to three burglaries in Summary Court on Tuesday, including one charge in which he is alleged to have taken items worth $25,000.
A man was sentenced to 20 months in prison Thursday for several Summary Court offences that occurred over more than two years.
Four Jamaican men who had previously pleaded guilty to possessing more than 400 pounds of ganja had their pleas voided Tuesday and their case sent from Summary Court to Grand Court.
Abijah Uhuru Ramoon pleaded guilty to a number of offences on Thursday including separate instances of selling lottery tickets and taking part in a public lottery. Ramoon, who has a separate matter awaiting sentencing in Summary Court, pleaded guilty Thursday to cases that date back to May 2018.
When it comes to parties and banquets, it can be perfectly acceptable to arrive ‘fashionably late’. In other situations, there is no latitude for delays. This applies to spaceship launches, New Year’s countdowns – and courtroom procedures.
Three men pleaded guilty in Summary Court on Tuesday to charges of illegal landing under the new Customs and Border Control Law.
Carlos Jameel Bustillo, 21, appeared in Summary Court on Monday, when three charges against him were transmitted to the Grand Court for mention on Friday, May 17.
The owner of a retail store in George Town appeared in Summary Court last Tuesday charged with unlawful gaming.
A company facing pension-related charges from more than a decade ago was given a final date for sentencing when a representative appeared in Summary Court this week.
A residential burglary in West Bay last month resulted in three charges against Ryan Elijah Ebanks, who appeared in Summary Court on Monday morning.
Three men charged with the importation of more than 800 pounds of ganja appeared in Summary Court on Thursday in preparation for a case management hearing.
A Summary Court magistrate sentenced Courtney Wisdom Jr., 27, to one month in prison, suspended for two years, and fined $1,150 Thursday for riding a dirt bike recklessly and negligently.
A West Bay man appeared in Summary Court on Wednesday charged with two burglaries at a resort in the district.
An incident outside a nightclub led to charges of wounding with intent to cause serious bodily harm, with defendant Cory Shamar Pusey appearing in Summary Court on Monday afternoon.
An employer appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday facing eight charges of failing without reasonable cause to provide a pension plan or make contributions to a pension plan for employees, with one of the charges dating from Jan. 1, 1999.
A young man who came to Cayman to attend the KAABOO festival this past weekend ended up staying longer than he intended because he was obliged to attend Summary Court.
A woman who performed at KAABOO Cayman over the past weekend appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday, when she pleaded guilty to possession of a small quantity of ganja.
Charges arising from a car fire were transmitted to Grand Court on Tuesday, when Wayne David Wright Jr. appeared in Summary Court on 12 charges, including two for arson.
An American woman who had been on a cruise ship that visited Grand Cayman appeared in Summary Court on Monday and elected to have charges against her dealt with in Grand Court.
A woman charged with possessing ganja with intent to supply was granted bail when she appeared in Summary Court Monday morning.
In Summary Court on Wednesday, Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn drew attention to the website of the U.S. Department of State, which now lists the Cayman Islands in its travel advisory section.