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January 13th, 2020
VI giving ‘ray of hope’ for improved judicial infrastructure in region- CJ Pereira

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Justice (CJ), The Honourable Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE, LLB has called for 2020 to be a year of action in all member states and Territories while noting that the Virgin Islands has given a ray of hope in the area of physical structures and equipment necessary for effective judicial work.

September 20th, 2016
Sr Magistrate Tamia N. Richards blasts former DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noted for being fearless and candid in expressing her views and concerns, Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards used the special sitting of the supreme court to mark the opening of the 2016-17 Law Year of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court today September 20, 2016 to challenge the new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Ms Kim Hollis QC to lead from the front and also blast the former DPP.

September 22nd, 2015
DDP appeals to Gov't to make legislative reform a priority

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has mounted a call to the government of the Virgin Islands to take seriously and act with expediency on matters relating to criminal justice legislation.

September 17th, 2015
Right to fair trial must not be sacrificed for ratings- Justice Vicki Ann Ellis tells media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards and Justice Vicki Ann Ellis earlier today, September 17, 2015, challenged the media and online bloggers to be conscious of their responsibilities in protecting the judicial systems.

September 18th, 2013
VI lawyers chided for neglecting Legal Aid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Justice Vicki Ann Ellis has asked that lawyers in the Virgin Islands (VI) run to the Legal Aid Office to volunteer their services, noting that the dire circumstances surrounding legal aid locally have “struck a very real chord” with her.

September 17th, 2013
DPP troubled by crimes against women & children in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Wayne Rajbansie has expressed his disappointment with the way women and children are allegedly being abused in the Virgin Islands.


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