Jasmine Hartin, Lord Ashcroft’s Daughter-in-Law, Moved to ‘Harsh’ Prison in Henry Jemmott Case

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The daughter-in-law of a politically influential British billionaire was marched out of a Belize jail—and past a shrine to the senior police officer she is accused of killing—for transfer to a prison known for its harsh conditions.

Her face shadowed by a red hoodie, Jasmine Hartin concealed her shackled hands with a plastic bag as she was walked to a golf cart that would take her to a boat for the ride from San Pedro to Belize City—where she will appeal the decision to hold her without bail.

Hartin, the wife of Lord Michael Ashcroft’s youngest son, was charged Monday

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A year after his COVID-19 recovery, Above the Law founder David Lat makes some big changes

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A year after his COVID-19 recovery, Above the Law founder David Lat makes some big changes

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In May 2020, lawyer and author David Lat was starting his recovery from a life-threatening bout with COVID-19. A little over a year later, Lat, founder of Above the Law, decided to leave his job as a legal recruiter, go back to writing full time, and leave New York City for the New Jersey suburbs with

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline

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New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – May 31, 2021) – Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (“Virgin Galactic” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SPCE) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and docketed under 21-cv-03070, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities other than Defendants that purchased or otherwise acquired Virgin Galactic securities between October 26, 2019 and April 30, 2021, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), seeking to recover damages

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States pass laws limiting use of DNA searches for criminal investigations

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Maryland and Montana recently became the first states in the nation to pass laws limiting law enforcement’s use of DNA databases to solve crimes. The strategy, sometimes called genetic genealogy, has been used to find dozens of people accused of violent crimes, including the Golden State Killer, but raises genetic privacy concerns.

The laws focus on consumer DNA databases, which let people upload their genetic information and use it to connect with relatives. Over the past few years, law enforcement officers have started using the databases to track down suspects: they can upload DNA found at a crime scene

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Lord Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law on manslaughter charge after officer death | US news

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The daughter-in-law of the former Conservative party treasurer Lord Ashcroft has been charged in Belize with manslaughter by negligence over the shooting death of a police superintendent.

Jasmine Hartin was being held following the discovery of the body of Henry Jemmott, 42, near a jetty in the resort town of San Pedro early on Friday.

“The charge is manslaughter by negligence,” her lawyer, Godfrey Smith, told local media outside court on Monday. “Bail has been denied. We appeal to the supreme court, as is normal.”

A further statement is expected to be issued by Hartin’s lawyers later on Tuesday.

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