Tag archive for ‘Geert Hatzmann’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Dean Bar Association welcomes Dutch intervention at Pointe Blanche prison

PHILIPSBURG – The Dutch parliament approved the motion of Chris van Dam that asks the Kingdom Council of Ministers to take control of the Pointe Blanche prison for the next five years with a large majority on More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 8th, 2018

Mexican standoff with pro bono lawyers

PHILIPSBURG – The strike of the pro bono lawyers enters its fourth week on Saturday and there is still no solution in sight. Geert Hatzmann, the Dean of the Bar Association, does not exclusively rely on handling More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Bad birthday: arrested for gun possession

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Bryan Giovanni Henson to 15 months of imprisonment, with 3 months suspended and 2 years of probation, for firearm possession on Wednesday. The prosecution had More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Victim’s attorney to court in attempt to force action

GREAT BAY – The publication of a story about the ill-treatment of a 58-year old woman by her son (Today, March 10: Violent son of ill-treated mother still walks free) triggered quite some reactions, the victim’s More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Breaking the deadlock

The action by attorney Geert Hatzmann to ask public attention for an ill-treatment case makes sense. It is probably not something the Public Prosecutor’s Office particularly likes, but when things are not going More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Violent son of ill-treated mother still walks free

GREAT BAY – On February 22 a 58-year-old woman was horribly ill-treated by her 35-year old son. The two have a dispute about an apartment and their mutual rights and obligations. Just before the man attacked his More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 7th, 2016

Pro bono lawyers end strike after substantial payment

Photo caption: On September 23, striking pro bono attorneys marched to the Ministry of Justice on Illidge Road, supported by several civil law attorneys. File photo Today / Milton Pieters GREAT BAY – The strike More...

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