Native Born OECS Chief Justice Is Guest Speaker At Conference

PM Douglas and Justice Rawlins

PM Douglas (L) and Justice Rawlins
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
September 02, 2008 (CUOPM)

New Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, His Lordship Mr. Justice Hugh Rawlins is the Guest Speaker at the 10th Annual Prime Minister’s Independence Lecture Series.

Appointed to the post in April this year, the Nevisian-born jurist presentation will be on “Pride, Development, Progress ““ Independence, 25 Years of Success” ““ the theme for this year’s Silver Anniversary of nationhood.

The lecture will be presented at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) at 8 P.M. on Wednesday 17th September 2008.

Chief Justice Rawlins rose through the ranks of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. He joined the Court as one of the first two Masters in 2000, serving also as a High Court judge with responsibility for Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and the British Virgin Islands.

He was also appointed a Court of Appeal judge before his elevation to the top post within the OECS judiciary.

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