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Domestic Violence – rights and remedies

Domestic Violence – rights and remedies

In an earlier post, I looked at the definition of domestic violence and the various types of abuse that would constitute an act of domestic violence in...

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Presenting on Copyright and Caribbean Carnival

Presenting on Copyright and Caribbean Carnival

On 6th January, 2015, I had the opportunity to present at the International Intellectual Property Law Association‘s annual congress in Dubai, United...

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What is an arrest?

What is an arrest?

What does the word ‘arrest’ mean, and who can make an arrest? This issue was examined by Student Attorney Rorey Gaya for the Law Made Simple...

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Driving with an infant or child in Trinidad and Tobago

Driving with an infant or child in Trinidad...

The laws of Trinidad and Tobago make it mandatory for drivers to properly secure infants and children, once they are traveling in a motor vehicle. Section...

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Speaking about the work of the Human Rights Law Clinic

Speaking about the work of the Human Rights...

In December, 2014, I was given the opportunity to speak about the work of both the general Legal Aid Clinic and the specialist Human Rights Law Clinic,...

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Workers: Do you know your rights?

Workers: Do you know your rights?

What are the rights of employees in Trinidad and Tobago? Student Attorney Anessa Anderson explained for the Law Made Simple column, as part of her assessment...

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The right to a fair trial (in criminal matters)

The right to a fair trial (in criminal matters)

What is the right to a fair trial? What does ‘fair’ even mean? Student Attorney Stefan Knights explained for the Law Made Simple column, as...

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Landlords: Do You Know Your Rights?

Landlords: Do You Know Your Rights?

The rights of tenants are generally discussed in great detail, while the rights of landlords are often ignored. Student Attorney Randalyn Rowe examined...

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Transferring a pre-owned vehicle in Trinidad and Tobago

Transferring a pre-owned vehicle in Trinidad...

How does one go about transferring a pre-owned vehicle to another party in Trinidad and Tobago? Student Attorney Veneeta Ramsingh examined this issue for...

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Legal Research Tips For Students

Legal Research Tips For Students

In preparation for my Legal Aid class at the Hugh Wooding Law School, I compiled some basic legal research tips for my students. The criticism that many...

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