March 7, 2021

CCJ President says Caribbean people need more information about the functions of the Court

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From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – The President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders says he remains convinced that in order to gain stronger support in the region, more information must be provided to the Caribbean public about the regional court. The CCJ was established in 2001 to replace […]

CCJ president perplexed at C’bean people’s non-acceptance of regional court

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From Jamaica Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, says after 50 years of political independence, he remains perplexed that Caribbean people are still finding “excuses” in support of the London-based Privy Council as the region’s final court. Justice Saunders, who will receive an honorary […]

CCJ President to retire in July

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(GIS) – For the first time in its history, the Caribbean Court of Justice held court in Antigua and Barbuda at a special sitting to honour the President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron. Representatives from the region came together on May 16, to pay tribute and bid farewell […]

Justice Adrian Saunders chosen as next CCJ president

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From the Caribbean Court of Justice PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Honourable Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders, a citizen of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, has been appointed as the incoming president of the Caribbean Court of Justice, with effect July 4. The Heads of Government of CARICOM made the appointment at its last meeting, […]

Caribbean | CCJ Jurist says Caribbean people must jealously guard the ‘rule of law’.

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From WiredJa BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar 11, CMC – Prominent Caribbean jurist Justice Adrian Saunders, is urging the region to jealously guard and protect the rule of law, noting that “one of the challenges to the rule of law in the Caribbean lies in the dangers associated with the over-centralization of power in the hands […]

CCJ judge says criminal justice ‘broken’ in most C’bean countries

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From The New York CaribNews A judge with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) says he believes that the criminal justice system in most, if not all Caribbean countries, is “broken”. Addressing the inaugural meeting of the Advisory Committee on Criminal Justice and Magisterial Reform, under the Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project, […]