CARICOM and its citizens are better protected if Legal Fraternity engages in Continuous Training

The myth that any magistrate or Justice attains peak knowledge once donning their robes is just that, a myth, and true power wielded correctly for the region’s benefit can only be achieved by admitting that every judicial expert is a perpetual student.

Chief Justice of Barbados, Sir Marston Gibson, made this assessment at the Canadian High Commission sponsored workshop on Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) the Barbados leg which was implemented with the assistance of both the Caricom Court of Justice (CCJ) and the Barbados Bar Association.

Chief Justice of Barbados, Sir Marston Gibson, made this assessment at the Canadian High Commission sponsored workshop on Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) the Barbados leg which was implemented with the assistance of both the Caricom Court of Justice (CCJ) and the Barbados Bar Association.

The Chief Justice went on to reinforce his statement by adding laws are only eefctive when in keeping with current situations and if legislature is amended then those who practice upholding such means must be aware of those changes and how best they are implemented for those who they’re designed to protect.

President of the CCJ, Sir Dennis Byron (St Kitts) says active and accurate jurisprudence throughout the CARICOM membership can only be effective if their respective Bar Associations cooperate, and gave opening remarks which engaged other members of the head table in order to corroborate his statement.

President of the CCJ, Sir Dennis Byron (St Kitts) says active and accurate jurisprudence throughout the CARICOM membership can only be effective if their respective Bar Associations cooperate, and gave opening remarks which engaged other members of the head table in order to corroborate his statement.

Canadian Director of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Gail Miller, pointed out how CARICOM resident scan only operate in a proper framework if the legislation and its machinery are kept apace with changes which arise more and more often as technologies and and situations arise which necessitate better laws.

The 2 day session examined such areas as Case Management, Pre-Trial Review, Procedural Appeals and the matter of Costs.

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