State gets deadline for same sex case appeal

The State’s ap­peal over a land­mark judge­ment de­crim­i­nal­is­ing sex­u­al ac­tiv­i­ty be­tween con­sent­ing male adults is set to be heard lat­er this year.

When ap­peal came up for a case man­age­ment hear­ing at the Hall of Jus­tice in Port-of-Spain yes­ter­day, Ap­pel­late Judge Gre­go­ry Smith gave at­tor­neys rep­re­sent­ing the Of­fice of the At­tor­ney Gen­er­al un­til May to file the record of ap­peal for the case.