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Buju Banton Trial Hit A Snag, Computer Search Yield No Juror Misconduct

Buju Banton Trial Hit A Snag, Computer Search Yield No Juror Misconduct

Buju Banton ongoing fight for freedom hit another snag. Earlier this month Buju Banton lawyers, headed by Chokwe Lumumba, hired a computer expert to comb through a juror’s hard drive for any evidence of misconduct. See also: Buju Banton Trial: Light At End Of The Tunnel After Juror Testimony According […]

by March 27, 2013 11 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Granted Evidentiary Hearing

Buju Banton Granted Evidentiary Hearing

Embattled dancehall star Buju Banton got a major break in his ongoing case last week when a judge granted him an evidentiary hearing. The hearing comes just weeks after Buju’s lawyer, Chokwe Lumumba, and his defense support committee files an application after learning that one of the jurors violates court […]

by November 19, 2012 9 comments Featured Stories, News, Top Stories
Jurors Thinks Buju Banton Is Innocent

Jurors Thinks Buju Banton Is Innocent

Reggae star Buju Banton is looking at an additional five years on top of the ten when he returns to court later this month for a sentencing hearing. Earlier this year, a federal judge reinstates a gun charge that was previously dropped after the singer lost his appeal. But at […]

by October 13, 2012 0 comments Featured Stories, News, Top Stories
Judge Rejects Buju Banton Request For New Trial, Face More Prison Time

Judge Rejects Buju Banton Request For New Trial, Face More Prison Time

Buju Banton up-hill battle against the United States justice system is getting steeper the more he fights. Yesterday federal judge James Moody rejected Buju Banton’s application for a new trial. But that is not the end of that segment. The reggae icon is also facing more prison time at a […]

by August 8, 2012 22 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Conviction Present A Dark Cloud Over Reggae Music, Said Fans

Buju Banton Conviction Present A Dark Cloud Over Reggae Music, Said Fans

. width: 300 height: 305″>. One of reggae music’s most prolific artist, Buju Banton, was yesterday convicted on three counts of drug and gun charges in a Florida Federal court. The news send shock wave throughout the reggae community, as some are still in disbelief. Urban Islandz ask fans on […]

by February 23, 2011 0 comments Feature
Jury Resume Deliberation Today In Buju Banton Trial

Jury Resume Deliberation Today In Buju Banton Trial

. width: 270 height: 250″>. Jury will resume their lengthy deliberation in the highly publicised Buju Banton trial in Tampa Florida today. The jury which retire last week Friday to determine if the Grammy winning reggae star is guilty or not, may or may not come to a unanimous verdict […]

by February 22, 2011 0 comments Feature
Buju Banton: “I made US$400,000 from tours”

Buju Banton: “I made US$400,000 from tours”

. width: 270 height: 250″>. Both defence and prosecution today gave their closing statements in the highly publicised Buju Banton drug trial. Banton lawyer, David Markus, plead with the jury to return a not guilty verdict as the case against his client is weak and absurd. On the other hand, […]

by February 17, 2011 0 comments Feature
Gramps Morgan And Stephen Marley Testify On Behalf Of Buju Banton

Gramps Morgan And Stephen Marley Testify On Behalf Of Buju Banton

. .. Buju Banton friend and fellow reggae artist Stephen Marley and Gramps Morgan today took the stand to testify on behalf of Buju Banton, who is facing the battle of his life in Tampa, Florida. The two renown reggae stars gave character evidence on Banton’s behalf, where they gave […]

by February 16, 2011 1 comment News