Tag: Justice Stanley John

DPP called witness in Bush trial against her wishes

DPP called witness in Bush trial against her wishes

| 05/03/2024 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Justice Stanley John has lifted reporting restrictions on the recent trial of McKeeva Bush (69), which collapsed last week as a result of a serious abuse of the process by the crown in relation to how they brought the case against Bush for indecent assault and the information that was withheld from him and […]

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Bush discharged as judge stops assault trial

Bush discharged as judge stops assault trial

| 29/02/2024 | 166 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED WITH FULL STORY: Mckeeva Bush was discharged by the court Thursday after the judge presiding over the case against him for indecent assault stayed the proceedings as a result of a successful application by the defence accusing the crown of an abuse of process. Justice Stanley John discharged the jury, released Bush from […]

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Bush was ‘weird and creepy’ says assault victim

Bush was ‘weird and creepy’ says assault victim

| 19/02/2024

(CNS): McKeeva Bush MP (WBW) was described by one of the women he is accused of indecently assaulting as “weird and creepy” when he bit and sucked her arm during a cocktail party at the Ritz-Carlton in 2022, a court heard on Monday. As Charles Miskin KC opened the crown’s case against the former premier […]

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Visiting judge sworn and jury selected for Bush trial

Visiting judge sworn and jury selected for Bush trial

| 12/02/2024

(CNS): Justice Stanley John has been sworn in by Governor Jane Owen so that he can sit on the Cayman bench to preside over the trial of former premier and former speaker McKeeva Bush. Following a survey of prospective jurors, a panel of seven members and four alternates were selected Monday ahead of the trial, […]

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