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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.

November 6th, 2018
Dawn of new day in VI Justice System: E-litigation Portal launched

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Justice (ECSCJ) launched its E-Litigation Portal in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Monday, November 5, 2018, at a special ceremony held in Road Town, Tortola at the ECSCJ headquarters.

August 20th, 2018
Hon Dame Janice Pereira DBE, to receive Honorary Degree

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Dame, Janice M. Pereira DBE, will be the third Virgin Islander to receive an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus.

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.

March 14th, 2017
Chief Justice Janice M. Pereira commends St Kitts Gov’t

BASSETERRE, St Kitts- Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), Dame Janice M. Pereira has commended the Team Unity Administration for its efforts and commitment in the historic opening of a second court room at the Sir Lee L. Moore Judicial and Legal Complex on March 13, 2017 that will enable the expedition of justice in a more efficient manner.

September 18th, 2015
Chief Justice Pereira puts ‘errant’ ECSC Lawyers on blast

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), Her Ladyship Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE, spared no words in putting lawyers of the Virgin Islands and others in the Eastern Caribbean territory on blast during her address for the opening of the 2015-16 Law Year.

September 18th, 2013
Archaic court buildings violating health & safety stds.– CJ Pereira

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Court buildings within the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have been described by Her Ladyship the Hon. Chief Justice Dame Janice M. Pereira, DBE as archaic and have been seen as violating basic health and safety standards.

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