Talk:Judiciary of Jamaica

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Final court of appeal[edit]

Int21h made a few edits based on the book by Sheehan and Black (available on Google Books here: [1]. This book does indeed state that "There are small local courts, a court of appeal, and a Supreme Court, which is the final court of appeal" (p. 39). However, it's simply in error. You can easily check this by referring to the documents from the Jamaican Ministry Justice or the constitution itself (25.3), which are already linked from the article. --Amble (talk) 19:19, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

I could not find a source titled "documents from the Jamaican Ministry Justice" or "constitution itself (25.3)". Could you perhaps actually put the exact sources in a citation tag next to the claims? Until there is a source that refutes this, it should stay. These articles show few citations, and unfortunately you are not a reliable source. Int21h (talk) 22:29, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
Article 25 clearly states "that person may apply to the Supreme Court for redress." I read that as meaning appeal to the Supreme Court. Please cite some sources with sentences similar to "a Supreme Court, which is the final court of appeal" as they tend to put questions like this to rest. Int21h (talk) 22:37, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
You may have missed section 25.3 of the constitution, which states: "(3) Any person aggrieved by any determination of the Supreme Court under this section may appeal therefrom to the Court of Appeal." The MoJ documents I was referring to are the annual court report, cited as a source in the intro, and the external link on the structure of the court system. The article primarily cites a few references, which are the source of information for a large fraction of the content. It's not generally necessary to individually cite the same set of sources after each sentence of the article. However, since you challenge this point, I am happy to add a few footnotes. --Amble (talk) 23:01, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
Excellent. Int21h (talk) 23:03, 27 May 2010 (UTC)