July 26, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Courthouse MUST not be left in limbo

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A new courthouse is not going to happen anytime soon. Maybe not during this administration. At the moment there is not even an interim solution to the problem that has plagued the judiciary for years – not enough room. This shocking development was announced by the Chief Justice in his speech at the Opening of […]

Cayman Islands Chief Justice Report 2017

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THE CHIEF JUSTICE’S REPORT TO THE OPENING OF THE GRAND COURT, 11TH JANUARY 2017 The proceedings commenced with Prayers led by Rev. Dr. Derek Davidson of the Elmslie Memorial Church. Salutations were extended to Her Excellency the Governor, the Hon. Deputy Governor and other Honourable Members of Cabinet; Honourable Members of the Legislative Assembly, The […]

The Editor Speaks: Legal Aid and clearing backlog of cases

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In our Front Page story today “Chief Justice’s Report to the Opening of The Grand Court, 13th January 2016” Chief Justice Anthony Smellie confirmed the importance of the legal aid reforms saying it “cannot be overstated either from the point of view of the public need or from the point of view of providing a […]

Chief Justice’s Report to the Opening of The Grand Court, 13th January 2016

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PRELIMINARIES: The Chief Justice welcomed everyone – H.E. The Governor, Hon. Premier, Hon. Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Hon. Members of Cabinet, other distinguished guests, Members of the Bar, Ladies and Gentlemen. A special thank you was extended to Father Suresh Rajaian of St. Ignatius Catholic Church for the inspiring prayer to commence the proceedings. […]