The en banc sitting of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica scheduled for Friday March 26, 2021 at 10:00am has been postponed until further notice.

The Hon. Mrs. Justice Lorna Shelly-Williams


The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980-Articles 3, 11, 12, &13 - The Children (Guardianship and Custody) Amendment Act - Habitual Residence - Grave risk - Discretion after one year - Abridgement of time - Civil Procedure Rules - Rule 27. 2(4).

Regina v Cherrington, Gary

Criminal law – Gun Court – Sentence - Illegal possession of firearm - Illegal possession of ammunition

Regina v Blake, Kenneth

Sentence: Plea - Guilty – Sexual Touching and Sexual intercourse with a person under 16 years.

R v Brown, Romario

Sentence – Manslaughter - Provocation - Larceny from the dwelling- Simple Larceny



Matrimonial Proceedings

Customer Service

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2019-2023