Former Chief Justice sworn in as a Justice of the Bahamian Court of Appeal
Former Chief Justice of Belize, Dr. Abdulai Conteh, is now a Justice of the Bahamian Court of Appeal. Governor-General of that Caribbean country, Sir Arthur Foulkes, swore in the former CJ on November twenty-ninth. He served as Belize’s Chief Justice for ten years and then in 2008, he was also appointed a Justice of Appeal of Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Justice Conteh is a member of the Bar in both Sierra Leone and Gambia and has extensive graduate studies in law, including international law and international organizations and the Law of Treaties including the UN Charter with doctoral thesis focusing on some problems involving use of force by States and UN practice. With all these credentials, he was refused to stay in Belize to complete the cases before him.