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An employer faces 47 charges of failure to pay overtime or public holiday pay.
Did you hear that? It might sound like the fall of a gavel — but if you listen more closely, you may recognize the noise of floodgates opening.
The permanent residence applications of two workers will be sent back to the Cayman Islands Immigration Appeals Tribunal for reconsideration following a ruling on Friday by Chief Justice Anthony Smellie.
Cayman’s newest attorney, an aeronautical communications engineer and son of a seaman, was called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands last week.
Depositors with Caledonian are still awaiting payment after distributions began July 30.
Raziel Jeffers has lost his appeal against conviction for the 2010 murder of Damion Ming.
Justices of Appeal Sir Richard Field and Dennis Morrison are sitting for the first time since their appointment to the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.
Retired Grand Court judge Alexander Henderson has returned to private practice, joining Dinner Martin Attorneys.
A former civil servant convicted of theft had her prison sentence suspended on appeal.
Justice Robin McMillan upheld a sentence of eight years for importation of over a pound of cocaine.
Former Grand Court judge Alexander Henderson was called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands on Wednesday morning in a traditional admission ceremony before Justice Charles Quin.
Lincoln Joseph Silburn was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment after a jury found him guilty of rape.
Unlike the recent Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, the political pugilism between McKeeva Bush and Alden McLaughlin promises to live up to its top billing.
Justice Elliot Mottley has retired from the Court of Appeal after 10 years that included notable decisions.
Cayman Islands coroner's juries now have more options in ruling on the cause of a person's death.
One of the most senior judges in the United Kingdom, speaking to Cayman’s judiciary and legal fraternities last week, said the jurisdiction chosen for a legal dispute can often be the deciding factor for many cases.
The retrial of Devon Anglin for the alleged murder of four-year-old Jeremiah Barnes has been adjourned until May 2016, after it was set for July this year.
Chief Justice Anthony Smellie has ordered West Bay’s Gordon Hewitt to reimburse MLA Tara Rivers for her costs incurred during his losing June 2013 challenge to her election.
Some surprising revelations concerning Operation Tempura come out in court records released this week.
Justice Nigel Clifford, QC, was sworn in via Skype in January.
In order for Cayman to function as a first-world society - especially as an offshore financial center - expectations of swift, fair and reasoned justice must prevail.
A review of procedures in Cayman’s Summary Court system is under way in an effort to help deal with the slow progress of cases through the criminal justice system.
The Grand Court has ordered that the Caledonian entities that are subject to an SEC lawsuit for alleged U.S. securities laws violations are going to be liquidated.
The Cayman Islands court blames former corruption investigator Martin Bridger for legal delays in an ongoing lawsuit related to Operation Tempura.
The Information Commissioner’s office has launched its own investigation into the release of wage data for more than 20,000 work permit holders by the Department of Immigration.
Caledonian depositors tried to withdraw US$68 million last week after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused the bank and its broker affiliate of violating U.S. securities law.
The Grand Court has rejected an attempt by the shareholder of Caledonian to put the bank into voluntary liquidation.
Two football federations covering the Americas have selected Cayman for the site of a new sports arbitration court.
Chief Justice Anthony Smellie implores government to create secure accommodations for children in need of care.
The opening of Grand Court for 2015 revealed plans for a UK criminal justice advisor to assist with a review of prosecution support systems.
Justice Ingrid Mangatal has joined the Cayman Grand Court full time and Justice Robin McMillan will act as the need the arises.
Priya Levers, the first woman to be appointed a judge of the Cayman Islands Grand Court, and then removed for misbehavior, died on Christmas Eve.
Security guard and acting court marshal Emelson Principe was honored by judges and staff before his mandatory departure.
It is a scenario such as the one involving Court Security Officer Emelson Principe that crystallizes the absurdity of the Cayman Islands' approach to immigration.
Cayman needs more space for criminal courts, it's just not sure how to pay for it.
A business offering scenic helicopter flights to tourists will return to downtown George Town next week after winning another legal battle against its neighbors on the waterfront.
Cayman's former chief magistrate, Margaret Ramsay-Hale, was sworn in this week as chief justice in the Turks and Caicos.
Cayman Water has to continue its license negotiations with the Water Authority rather than directly with government, following a ruling on the licensing process.
Raziel Jeffers gets 20 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of Marcos Mauricio Duran in 2010.
Raziel Jeffers is found guilty of manslaughter for his role in the killing of “numbers man” Marcos Duran.
Raziel Jeffers, convicted of manslaughter on Thursday, was sentenced on Friday afternoon to 20 years imprisonment.
The jury is expected to be sent out Thursday morning to consider its verdict in the murder trial of Raziel Jeffers.
Sir George Newman has been sworn in as a justice of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.
Criminal allegations against high-ranking Cayman officials backfire on Operation Tempura's former senior investigator.
Delays for trials set before the Cayman Islands Summary Court get longer and longer.
A Caymanian business owner lost her application to appeal a court ruling after she filed a writ against government because the Chief Immigration Officer declined to recognize her as a translator of the Spanish language.
Judges, magistrates, members of the legal profession and court staff gathered to honor retiring Judge Sir Anthony Campbell, who retired after four years’ service on the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.
In the matter of Operation Tempura, we are convinced that nothing short of a full-scale inquiry, conducted in public by objective impartial jurists (meaning not orchestrated by the United Kingdom or the Cayman Islands), will suffice.
Dorlisa Piercy, who was found guilty earlier this year of causing by dangerous driving, was granted bail Wednesday pending appeal of her conviction and sentence.
Four men received four diffeent sentences for their inolvement in the importation of 174 pounds of ganja to Cayman Brac.
Justice John Martin has joined the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.
Attorneys for former police commissioner Stuart Kernohan and Cayman’s government have reached a settlement in the wrongful termination lawsuit filed by Mr. Kernohan in May 2009.
A business offering helicopter rides to tourists has been given the all-clear to return to George Town waterfront in the latest legal twist in a battle with downtown business owners
An internationally renowned corruption fighter pushes some of Cayman's hot button issues.
The professional association for realtors in the Cayman Islands has “expelled” two of its members for failing to comply with audit investigations following allegations concerning “financial matters."
Cayman's Summary Courts are dealing with a backlog of 1,230 cases from last year.
The $10 million-plus, U.K.-orchestrated, Cayman Islands-financed fiasco, is back - and there's a lot of "plus."
A complaint against the local judiciary is being kept under wraps at an increasing cost to taxpayers.
Three new acting magistrates are appointed for the Summary Court.
A noted Cayman Islands and Caribbean jurist passes away at age 64 after a long illness.
The Cayman Islands starts making the details of certain family court cases public.
Cayman's top judge orders family court participants to stop ignoring the court's orders.
A former Brazilian banker, who is serving a 16-years prison sentence in her home country for conspiracy to commit crime, money laundering, tax evasion and mismanagement, is suing law firm Walkers in the Cayman Islands.
A court battle over certain Operation Tempura records may resolve a key question about public access to information.
Cayman's former governor says it's time to end the mischief surrounding the Operation Tempura investigation.
Jury selection is scheduled to get under way next week in the trial of Brian Borden, charged with the 2011 murder of Robert Mackford Bush.
A criminal complaint is filed with the RCIPS over the Operation Tempura investigation.
A suspected killer has lost his bid to be released on bail pending his trial.
The number and variety of cases dealt with by Cayman's courts require more court space and personnel.
Chief Justice Anthony Smellie increased a man's sentence for indecently assaulting his young daughter, but did not require him to return to prison immediately.
A January 20 trial date was confirmed for Brian Borden, who is charged with the September 2011 murder of Robert Macford Bush.
The new year rang in welcome news across the Atlantic, as new defamation laws took effect in England and Wales.