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Law Association Members to Decide Whether to Challenge PM’s Decision

    THE Council of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) is leaving it up to its membership to decide if it wants to challenge the decision of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley not to reconsider implementing impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Ivor Archie. In a letter to its members on Sunday, LATT […]Read More

PM not Moving on CJ

  PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley is not going to refer Chief Justice Ivor Archie under Section 137 of the Constitution that deals with impeachment proceedings against the CJ. In a letter to the Law Association, Rowley said, “I have con­sid­ered, ful­ly tak­en in­to ac­count and ob­served the find­ings and state­ments of Mr Jus­tice (Vashiest) […]Read More

Justice Kokaram: No Room for Politics in Section 137

THERE is no place for politics in matters relating to Section 137 of the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution that deals with impeachment proceedings of the Chief Justice. This was the ruling by High Court Justice Vasheist Kokaram on Wednesday when he quashed the decision of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley not to refer a complaint […]Read More

Judge Suspends his Ruling on Law Students

JUSTICE Vasheist Kokaram has granted a suspension of his judgment until October 4, 2019, to allow Parliament to amend the provision under the Legal Profession Act that he deemed unconstitutional. The law in question gives Trinidad and Tobago law students a shortcut into the legal profession that is not afforded to CARICOM citizens. A written […]Read More