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Chaos in the courts: Bar Association President shouts at Judge for Hearing

How backed up are our Barbados Courts?

“I just want a hearing!” Pilgrim yelled.

“I told you wait,” Acting Chief Magistrate Holder yelled back.

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Courtroom shouting match

A SHOUTING MATCH erupted in a Bridgetown courtroom yesterday.

It was between prominent attorney and president of the Bar Association, Andrew Pilgrim, and Acting Chief Magistrate Deborah Holder arguing about the fate of an accused person who appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court.

“I just want a hearing!” Pilgrim yelled.

“I told you wait,” Acting Chief Magistrate Holder yelled back.

Full story in today’s dead tree version of The Nation

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