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September 18th, 2019
'A good day for criminal justice' as ECSC launches sentencing guidelines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of public outcry over the perceived inconsistency in sentencing in the courts of the Virgin Islands, the public might be somewhat satisfied to know that judges and magistrates in the territory and the other member states of the Eastern Caribbean will soon have a unified guide to follow when sentencing criminals.

September 11th, 2019
Supreme court seeking greater public confidence in administration of criminal justice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) will launch its sentencing guidelines on September 17, 2019 in Antigua and Barbuda.

July 24th, 2019
Legal stakeholders to receive Sentencing Guidelines training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legal Stakeholders will be trained on Sentencing Guidelines on offences involving drugs, rape, unlawful sexual intercourse, theft and robbery next week.

March 19th, 2019
Special sitting in honour of late Justice Redhead

ST JOHN’s, Antigua and Barbuda, WI – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) will on March 22, 2019, convene a special sitting of the Judicature in “in honour of his Lordship,” the Honourable, Justice (rtd) Albert Redhead.

December 5th, 2018
Justice in VI tipped in favour of big business- Ms Dancia Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Judicial system in the Virgin Islands (VI) is currently imbalanced and is in fact, tipped in favour of businesses and commercial interests, to the detriment of the ordinary citizen, accessing justice in a timely manner.

November 3rd, 2018
Supreme Court E-Litigation portal to go live

An electronic portal that will facilitate the filing and management of court cases in the jurisdiction of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court will go live in mid-November.

September 25th, 2018
Caribbean Court recalls VI Magistrate, Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Former Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Queens Council, Ms R. Dancia Penn-Sallah, on September 18, 2018—at a Special Sitting to mark the official opening of the 2018-2019 Law Year of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC)—brought the memory of the Late Magistrate, Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury to life.

June 22nd, 2017
Court of Appeal to Sit in the VI from July 10-14, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) or the Court of Appeal, which is headed by local daughter of the soil Chief Justice Dame Janice M. Pereira, will sit in the Virgin Islands jurisdiction next month.

July 21st, 2016
VIslander Brittney S. Smith latest addition to the Bar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There has been a new addition to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in the Virgin Islands and she is a local girl, Brittney Symone Smith.

June 9th, 2016
Sir H. Bernard Eder QC appointed Visiting Judge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Sir Henry Bernard Eder QC, a renowned English silk (Queen’s Counsel), has been appointed to act as Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.

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