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#StJamesSOE: Detainees get legal aid representation

Monday, January 22, 2018

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ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Legal Aid Council says it is providing legal representation for people who have been detained under the public State of emergency declared last week for the parish of St James.

The Legal Aid Council in collaboration with Cornwall Bar Association has made available 19 counsels, including six senior lawyers to provide representation for the detainees.

Residents of St James who have been detained may contact the Montego Bay Legal Aid Clinic, at 42 B Union Street, St James or 952-2183, or they may call the Cornwall Bar Association at 940-1960.

Residents of St James may also visit the Instagram and Facebook Pages of the Cornwall Bar Association for a list of the lawyers who have been rostered.

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