Better education on CCJ role needed: Chief justice

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In the wake of the referendum defeats in Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda in adopting the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the region’s final court of appeal, the court’s chief justice has admitted that more still needs to be done to educate the public about the role of the court.

“I’m not worried about the referendum results in Antigua and Grenada; but what it tells us, we need more educational work,” said Justice Adrian Saunders in delivering the Maxwell Haywood Memorial Lecture Friday night at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.

Haywood, a Brooklyn-based Vincentian community activist, died a year ago after a short battle with cancer. He was also the chairman of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Diaspora Committee…

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