Category Archives: Morality

The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Criminalizing attire and the rule of law [I]

“The…appellants here, by choosing to dress in clothing and accessories traditionally associated with women, are in effect expressing their identification with the female gender. And the expression of a person’s gender identity forms a fundamental part of their right to dignity. Recognition of this gender identity must be given constitutional protection. –per Saunders P. in McEwan, Clarke and ors. v.

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Court System Not Protecting Men – UN Convention On Rights Of Child White Paper

There is a concern by advocates of the rights of men that our legislators are not doing enough. The  130 page White Paper on the Child Protection and the Maintenance Act is an opportunity to defend the rights of men as it relates to Parental Alienation Syndrome. It is accepted that decisions handed down by Barbados Courts are are in

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Senator Lisa Cummins Comments on Rejection of the Amendment to Offences against the Person Amendment Bill 2018

The following was posted to Senator Lisa Cummins Facebook wall. Our legal luminary Dean Jeff Cumberbatch opined as follows when asked if he agreed with the Senator: @David, There is not much to disagree with there, but I am of the view that the failure was owed to crass politicking.See be;ow- Notably, the Constitution also now provides for the convicted

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