Criminal Practice and Procedure in the Magistrates’ Courts in the Commonwealth Caribbean, by George Belnavis, is a step by step guide to the rules governing procedures in Magistrates Courts. From the commencement of proceedings to bail, types of trials, and sentencing, as well as how juveniles are dealt with, this book offers detailed analyses of cases illustrating practice and procedure. Both students and practitioners will find this book a helpful tool for study and in practice.
George Belnavis is an attorney-at-law with over 30 years of practice at both the Public and Private Bar. He is currently Senior Tutor II at the Norman Manley Law School, Kingston, where he has taught for nearly 20 years. He is a member of the Jamaica Bar Association and the Advocates Association, the Norman Manley Law School representative to the Council of Legal Education, and the Norman Manley Law School representative to West Indies Group of University Teachers.