Leaving the CCJ would be a backward step, local attorneys say

Two established members of the local legal fraternity have slammed Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s plan to break from the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as Barbados’ final appellate court.
According to Andrew Pilgrim, QC, this move is “poorly thought out and a retrograde step,” which would mean that justice for the average Barbadians would rest solely in the hands of Judges appointed by the Prime Minister. He also noted that this could have serious implications for transparency of recourse for the average citizen against the Government.Read More…https://barbadostoday.bb/2018/05/21/leaving-the-ccj-would-be-a-backward-step-local-attorneys-say/

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