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Published:Sunday | September 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMBert Samuels

The recent decision of Hopefield Prep to deregister a three-year-old student because his hairstyle was in breach of the rules of the school has been the source of much comment in Jamaica.The current media activism on social issues is at its zenith...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMBert Samuels

Jury trials a thing of the past?I am compelled to enter the debate (in the press) and give my full support to Valerie Neita-Robertson's and Clive Mullings' position for the retention of 12 jurors deliberating on non-capital murder cases.It is...

Published:Saturday | October 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMBert Samuels, Contributor

The demands against the British government by the Jamaican people have achieved one great result: its visiting prime minister was forced to respond - albeit unsatisfactorily - to the claim for restorative justice.Cameron's position of "wha' gone bad...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMBert Samuels, Contributor

The informed historian has no difficulty seeing the link between the struggle to end chattel slavery in Jamaica and the current reparation demands. There is an uncanny similarity between the forces which have come to resist the claim for reparation...

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