Tag: Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards

Judiciary has developmental partner in Gov’t -Attorney General

Judiciary has developmental partner in Gov’t -Attorney General

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- April 28, 2021

-at commissioning of $95 million Berbice judicial officers’ quarters Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Hon. Mohabir Anil Nandall ... Read More

14 virtual Courtrooms launched at Lusignan Prison

14 virtual Courtrooms launched at Lusignan Prison

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- December 28, 2020

- to provide speedier trials for inmates Fourteen ‘virtual Courtrooms’ were today opened at the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, ... Read More

Video conferencing to begin at Vigilance Magistrates Court

Video conferencing to begin at Vigilance Magistrates Court

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 30, 2020

─gets audio-visual recording equipment DPI, Guyana, Thursday, January 30, 2020 With the receipt of an audio-visual recording system today, the ... Read More

44 trials, 31 convictions at Sexual Offences Court

44 trials, 31 convictions at Sexual Offences Court

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- September 23, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Monday, September 23, 2019 The Sexual Offences Court in Guyana has been making significant headway in bringing perpetrators ... Read More

Sexual Offences Court launched in Berbice

Sexual Offences Court launched in Berbice

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 7, 2019

― project costs $13M and is complemented by a Special Measures Room ― 37 cases involving Sexual Offences for Berbice ... Read More

Decision Friday

Decision Friday

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 21, 2019

― Justice Yonette Cummings Edwards to hand down ruling on Friday March 22 DPI, Guyana, Thursday, March 21, 2019 Chancellor ... Read More

AG Williams argues that Chief Justice isolated Articles of Constitution in Jan. 31 ruling

AG Williams argues that Chief Justice isolated Articles of Constitution in Jan. 31 ruling

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 12, 2019

─ maintains Cabinet cannot resign as it remains one of the three supreme Organs of Democracy ─ cannot leave the ... Read More

Mediation refresher training concludes in Berbice  -facilitated by the JURIST Project in collaboration with MSI, CCJ and funded by Canada

Mediation refresher training concludes in Berbice -facilitated by the JURIST Project in collaboration with MSI, CCJ and funded by Canada

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 24, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 24, 2018 Mediators in East Berbice-Corentyne underwent two days of intense refresher training aimed at strengthening ... Read More

“We are ready to bring justice to your doorstep”- Chancellor of the Judiciary

“We are ready to bring justice to your doorstep”- Chancellor of the Judiciary

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 3, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, February 3, 2018 Residents of the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region (Region Nine) will now have swift access to ... Read More

Rupununi Magisterial District Court Office opened  -President says access to justice integral to equality

Rupununi Magisterial District Court Office opened -President says access to justice integral to equality

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 3, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 3, 2018) Residents of the Rupununi Region will now enjoy improved access to justice with the ... Read More

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