Assessing 10 Years of the Caribbean Court of Justice in its Appellate Jurisdiction: Encouraging signs of a Mature, Relevant Jurisprudence

Rose- Marie Belle Antoine


Ten years is not an exceedingly long time in the life of a court, especially a complex court such as the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that has two distinct jurisdictions: the original jurisdiction - to treat with regional issues falling under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas;and an appellate jurisdiction - to hear appeals of law within the domestic legal sphere, involving a wide range of subject matters, whether that be criminal law, civil law, constitutional law, human rights and the like.

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