Post Tagged with: "Chokwe Lumumba"

Buju Banton Pen Heartfelt Tribute To Late Attorney Chokwe

Buju Banton Pen Heartfelt Tribute To Late Attorney Chokwe

Buju Banton is currently mourning the death of one of his former attorney’s Chokwe Lumumba. Lumumba represented the incarcerated reggae singer last year and was instrumental in his fight for a new trial. SEE ALSO: Buju Banton Lawyer Files Docs For New Trial Chokwe Lumumba resigned as Buju Banton’s lead […]

by April 2, 2014 6 comments News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Former Attorney Dead

Buju Banton Former Attorney Dead

Chokwe Lumumba, an attorney who represented Buju Banton in 2012, is dead. Lumumba is a prominent lawyer and human rights activist who was elected mayor of Jackson, Mississippi last year. According to reports, Chokwe Lumumba died on Tuesday at the St. Dominic Hospital. The cause of his death was not […]

by February 26, 2014 1 comment News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Contemplates Next Move, May Change Lawyer

Buju Banton Contemplates Next Move, May Change Lawyer

Buju Banton is breathing a sigh of relief after a Federal Judge dismissed his gun charge last week. However, Judge James Moody also dismissed the reggae singer’s application for a new trial on the grounds of a juror misconduct. NEWS: Buju Banton Freed Of Gun Charge, Juror Held In Contempt […]

by July 2, 2013 6 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
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 Trial: Light At End Of The Tunnel After Juror Testimony

Buju Banton Trial: Light At End Of The Tunnel After Juror Testimony

Buju Banton sees a tiny light at the distant end of the tunnel in his ongoing fight for freedom in the United States. Yesterday a juror testified in the Sam M Gibbon Court in Tampa, Florida that the alleged misconduct of another juror, Teri Wright, was in fact discussed in […]

by February 20, 2013 9 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Seeks New Trial, Judge To Hand Down Ruling

Buju Banton Seeks New Trial, Judge To Hand Down Ruling

Embattled reggae star Buju Banton is seeking a new trial to overturn his conviction of three counts of drug trafficking charges. Buju Banton’s attorney, Chokwe Lumumba, say an opening for the singer when juror Terri Wright told reporters at the Miami New Times that she researched aspects of the case […]

by December 21, 2012 1 comment Featured Stories, News, Top Stories
Buju Banton Sentencing Postponed, Gargamel Issue Statement

Buju Banton Sentencing Postponed, Gargamel Issue Statement

Embattled reggae superstar Buju Banton will have to wait a little longer to know his fate regarding a gun charge. Banton, whose real name is Mark Myrie, along with his legal team appeared in the Sam M Gibbons Federal Court in Tampa, Florida this morning. A Juror Violation Could Give […]

by October 30, 2012 0 comments Feature, 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 […]