Vision 

A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

Mission

To provide sound, timely judgments and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

2016

Wallace, Matthew v Kettle, Mark Anthony

Negligence - Motor vehicle collision - Claimant switching lanes when unsafe to do so - Defendant failing to brake - Contributory negligence - Assessment of damages - General damages for whiplash injury

Bent, Keisha v The Commissioner of Police

Judicial Review – Dismissal of Applicant – Breach of Natural Justice – Whether Decision Disproportionate – The Police Service Regulations, 1961 – Order of Certiorari Sought

Harriott-Simms, Denise v Simms, Lenroy

Application for declaration of entire interest in family home - Section 6 and 7 of PROSA - Statutoryequal share rule -  Variation of statutory equal share rule - Section 7 factors - Monetary contribution not a section 7 factor - Whether maintenance of children can be a section 7 factor - duration of marriage - Undefended claim - Burden of proof regarding displacement of presumption that parties are entitled to equal share of the family home -  Post - Separation financial contributions.

Tomlinson Maurice Arnold v The Attorney General of Jamaica

Administrative Law - Application to be heard – Factors to be considered - Whether applicants having sufficient interest – Effect of possible prejudice to Claimant - Extent of participation to be permitted - Whether intervention of Public Defender’s supported by statutory remit.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Jamaican Judiciary 2024-2028