GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 17, 2023 - High Court Judge Justice Damone Younge,in March is expected to hand down a decision in the case brought by Mr. Vinceroy Jordan who asked the High Court to direct President Irfaan Ali to uphold Article 127 of the Constitution of Guyana regarding the appointment of a Chancellor of the Judiciary and a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
BELIZE CITY, November 25, 2022 - Caribbean jurist, Louise Blenman has been sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of the CARICOM member state of Belize. Chief Justice Blenman was sworn in on November 22, 2022 before Belize’s Governor General Dame Froyla Tzalam, just over two months after she was sworn in as Belize’s Chief Justice of the High Court.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 11, 2022 - The eight Opposition Members of Parliament who remain suspended over last December’s disruption to the Sitting of the National Assembly will on the 8th of December to find out the High Court’s ruling on whether it has jurisdiction to hear the case challenging the decision of the Privileges Committee of Parliament to suspend the MPs.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 5, 2022 - Lawyers for Guyana attorney Tameika Clarke, on Friday filed an action in the Supreme Court against the Attorney General, declaring that her fundamental right to personal liberty as guaranteed and protected by Article 139 of the Constitution was breached on 28th October when she was arrested by Officers of the Special Organised Crime Unit.
GEORTGETOWN, Guyana, November 2, 2022 - Demerara Waves - The Organization of Commonwealth Caribbean Bar Associations (OCCBA) has condemned the arrest of a Guyanese lawyer while she was advising her client in the presence of agents of the Guyana Police F0rce’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU).
GEORGETOWN, Guyana -November 1 2022 - The Supreme Court on the 23rd of November, is scheduled to begin examination of a suit brought by Opposition MP Vinceroy Jordan, against the Attorney General of Guyana, for the failure of President Irfaan Ali to consult with the Leader of the Opposition to secure agreement on the substantive appointments for the country's top two judicial posts of Chancellor and Chief Justice as required by the constitution.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oct. 26, 2022 - Case Management in Election Petition # 88 is expected to begin in the Guyana Court of Appeal on Tuesday November 1, 2022, following a 19-month delay.
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, October 20, 2022 - The Caribbean Court of Justice says it is extremely disappointed to learn that in a case in which the Attorney General of Guyana was a party, the result of the litigation was published on the Attorney General’s Facebook account before the formal delivery of the judgment.
BROOKLYN, New York, October 19, 2022 - The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) has taken issue with CCJ decision which overturned a Guyana Court of Appeal decision the late service of of a summons in relation to and elerction appeal of the March 2, 2020 elections.
MONTEGO BAY, October 19, 2022- The Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ, this morning condemned last night’s premature disclosure of today’s CCJ’s decision by Attorney General Anil Nandlall on his Facebook page, despite his full knowledge that there was an embargo on its disclosure until this morning.