US Appeals Court approves Buju Banton's request

The US Appeals Court has granted a request by Buju Banton's attorneys, that they be allowed to present oral

arguments before the court.
    
Lawyers for Buju Banton also known as Mark Myrie, are trying to get the court to grant the entertainer a new

trial.
    
He was sentenced to ten years in prison on cocaine charges in June 2011.
    
His lawyers are arguing, that he was entrapped by a paid informant, and that there is clear evidence of  juror

misconduct.
     
Lead attorney, Charles Ogletree, says the court's decision to allow oral arguments is a positive step towards

justice and freedom for Buju Banton.
     
No date has yet been set for the lawyers to appear.


comments powered by Disqus
More stories more »
NHT disquiet continues
Opposition concedes that interpretation of Standing Orders could have been wrong
More JUTC workers interdicted in Smarter Card fraud
CVM employees on strike