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Law lessons for students


Law lessons for students

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A GROUP of students was warned yesterday about how quickly everyday activities could become tragic.

They were also given a first-hand glimpse of justice at work as they sat in on a bail application in a murder case and held audience with Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, Registrar of the Supreme Court Barbara Cooke-Alleyne and prominent defence counsel Andrew Pilgrim QC.

The law and Caribbean studies students from Combermere School were touring the Supreme and Magistrates’ Courts yesterday when they received the advice from Pilgrim who has represented, he said, at least 15 young boys in the last 20 years for serious offences arising out  of simple actions.

Pilgrim spoke of the consequences of a simple act, like rock throwing.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.