March 7, 2021

The Editor Speaks: 5 years and over – OUT!

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The huge backlog of cases in our legal system that have been sitting there for 5 years and over are doing nothing but clogging up the system. What should be done about it? What can be done about it? Nearly every year goes by with more cases adding to the pile and even when there […]

Jamaica: New court for old cases – Chief Justice takes step to clear up backlog

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By Zaila McCalla The Hilary session of the Home Circuit Court opened Thursday (7) with Chief Justice Zaila McCalla announcing drastic measures to reduce the huge backlog of cases which has been plaguing the justice system for decades. One of the measures is for cases on the court list for more than five years to […]