Day: 19 February 2020

Cayman Islands Referendum Law held unconstitutional

The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands today ruled that legislation providing for the holding of a referendum on a controversial cruise ship terminal was unconstitutional.  Chris Buttler acted for the successful plaintiff, instructed by Kate McClymont at Broadhurst Attorneys. The cruise terminal was the biggest story in the Cayman Islands in 2019. The Hon […]

Government ordered to give answers on access to justice for detainees

The High Court yesterday considered next steps in a challenge about immigration detainees’ access to justice, which had seen the Court of Appeal urgently blocking the deportation of detainees to Jamaica last week on the basis that they had not been provided with access to lawyers. In yesterday’s hearing, Detention Action criticised the Government’s response […]