Vybz Kartel’s Lawyers Remain Optimistic Despite Appeal Dismissal

Vybz Kartel Will Not Be In Court For Appeal Trial Here Is Why ...Vybz Kartel’s lawyers say they are still optimistic despite Friday’s dismissal of his appeal case.

According to Tom Tavares-Finson, they remain optimistic as they were mentally prepared for this outcome.

“We had hoped for the best and expected this, exactly what we have gotten. We must move on to the next stage, which is to apply for leave to go to the Privy Council.”

He told the Jamaica Observer “we feel that if we go to the Privy Council, we can get justice there. Just now, I’m looking at the judgement with a view to making that move.”

According to Tavares-Finson, the ruling is only a step toward the next phase of legal wranglings.

“It is something that we have expected for a number of months and we began preparing ourselves mentally for it… It’s a hurdle we have to cross before going elsewhere, so we cross the hurdle and move on,” he said.

All Jamaica knows Vybz Kartel didn't get a fair trial, says lawyer ...On Friday the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment upholding the convictions of the entertainer and his co-accused.

The ruling was delivered by a three-judge panel which includes Frank Williams, Dennis Morris, and Patrick Brooks. The panel handed down a 235-page judgment to uphold the 2014 conviction.

Vybz Kartel, and his three co-accused were convicted in April 2014 for the murder Clive “Lizard” Williams in 2011.

Source: Vybz Kartel’s Lawyers Remain Optimistic Despite Appeal Dismissal – The Tropixs

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