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Jul 16, 2021

New Justices for Court of Appeal Sworn In

On Thursday, new justices for the Court of Appeal were sworn in by Governor General Froyla Tzalam. They are Justice Marguerite Woodstock Riley, Q.C.; Justice Sandra Minott-Phillips, Q.C.; and Justice Peter Foster, Q.C.  Justice Woodstock Riley of Barbados received a Bachelors of Law from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and has been called to the bar in six countries. She has previously served as a judge of the high court. Justice Sandra Minott-Phillips, from Jamaica, also holds a Bachelor of Law from UWI and has published several legal articles in the West Indies Law Journal. A national of St. Lucia, Justice Peter Foster, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law from the University of North London and served as a High Court Judge in the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla. Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram, President of the Belize Court of Appeal, and the Attorney General Honorable Magali Marin Young, S.C. were also in attendance for the virtual swearing-in.


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