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Supreme Courts gets laptops from PSOJ

Ten laptop computers, valued at US$8,500, were presented to the Ministry of Justice by the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) on Tuesday (January 18). The presentation was made to Justice Minister and Attorney General, Senator Dorothy Lightbourne, by PSOJ … Continued

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CJ says dispute resolution indispensible tool of justice

Chief Justice, Hon Zaila McCalla, has recognised Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as an indispensible tool in the administration of justice. “ADR is a tool which should be interwoven into every fabric of life in this country, whether in our courts, … Continued

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Chief Justice commends retired judges

Chief Justice, Hon. Zaila McCalla has commended Justice Howard Cooke, retired Judge of the Court of Appeal; Hon. Justice Marva McIntosh, retired Senior Puisne Judge; and attorney-at-law George Watt, for their outstanding contribution to the Judiciary and the Private Bar. … Continued

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Whistleblower Bill Committee’s Deadline Extended

The time given to a Joint Select Committee of Parliament to review the Protected Disclosure Bill, often referred to as the Whistleblower Bill, has been extended to November 19. Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Senator Hon. Dorothy Lightbourne, made the … Continued

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Higher Calling for Judges

Six judges were sworn in today (September 10), to take up various positions in the high courts, by Deputy Governor-General, Hon. Dr. Gilbert Allen, during a ceremony at King’s House. Mrs. Justice Norma McIntosh was sworn in as a Court … Continued

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More Persons Trained as RCJ Facilitators

The Ministry of Justice, through its Restorative and Community Justice (RCJ) Unit, has trained 98 additional persons as Restorative and Community Justice Facilitators, as part of the initiative to improve the justice system. The training workshop was held from August … Continued

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Emergency Powers Review Tribunal begins Hearings Today

The Emergency Powers Review Tribunal begins hearings today (June 28), at 10:00 a.m. The Secretariat, which was opened on June 21, is located at 2D Camp Road, Kingston. The Emergency Powers Review Tribunal was established pursuant to Regulation 38 of … Continued

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