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Several years after government acquired the Scotiabank building in George Town, renovation efforts have finally begun, to create a temporary courtroom on the ground floor.
The Cayman Islands Judicial Administration has been working toward digitalizing its court records for more than two years, according to a Freedom of Information request conducted by the Cayman Compass, and has entered into contractual obligations worth more than US$150,000 in order to make it happen.
The Cayman Islands Judicial Administration is seeking applicants who wish to serve as “guardians ad litem” in court cases involving child welfare. The application deadline is Friday, April 6.
The domestic dispute over the Cayman Islands court system’s new restrictions on photocopying public records has ballooned into a potential international incident.
A broken system is overloading our police, clogging up our courts, and engendering disrespect in our community for the concept of timely and efficient justice.
For many residents, Summary Court may be their sole point of contact with Cayman’s judicial system; for others, it’s just the beginning.
Judges are only human, just like the rest of us. Some are great; many are good; and some have considerable room for improvement.
With the goal of maintaining a high level of professionalism through continued training, development and education of judges and magistrates, Chief Justice Anthony Smellie last week announced the formation of the Judicial Education Committee.
One of the founding judges of the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court has retired. A farewell ceremony, hosted by Governor Helen Kilpatrick, was held late last month for Justice Angus Foster.