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Lawyers Meet With Chief Justice After Walkout

Lawyers Meet With Chief Justice After Walkout

Following the walkout by some lawyers during the Special Court Sitting last week, representatives of the Criminal Defence Bar said they met with Chief Justice Ian Kawaley and “both parties reaffirmed their shared commitment to promoting the efficient and collaborative operation of Bermuda’s Criminal Justice System in a spirit of mutual respect... Read more of this article

Chief Justice Requests Meeting After Walkout

Chief Justice Requests Meeting After Walkout

Following the walkout by some lawyers at Friday’s Special Court Sitting which marks the Opening of the Legal Year, Chief Justice Ian Kawaley said he “requested an urgent meeting with representatives of those members of the Criminal Defence Bar who left the courtroom” and he considers “their conduct to have been inappropriate.” The... Read more of this article

Governor Responds To Supreme Court Walkout

Governor Responds To Supreme Court Walkout

[Updated] Following the walkout by lawyers at today’s [Jan 23] special sitting of the Supreme Court,¬†Governor George Ferguson reiterated his support for Director of Public Prosecutions Rory Field. The Governor announced earlier this month that Mr Field has been re-appointed as Director of Public Prosecutions [DPP], with the extension set to run... Read more of this article