LAW WEEK 2017
Written by GRENADA BAR ASSN on December 2, 2017
Under the theme: “Celebrating the past, embracing the future of a legal sector which is responsive to Society,” the Grenada Bar Association will hold its Annual Law Week from the 3rd December to 8th of December 2017.
It all begins on Sunday 3rd of December with a church service at the St George’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 8 am, followed by a local breakfast at Old Trafford playing field at Tanteen catered by Breakfasts R Us.
During the Week, there will be Pro Bono Days during which the Bar Association will join with the Legal Aid and Counselling Clinic (LACC) at the LACC building St John Street, St George’s to give free advice to citizens from Monday to Friday.
On Tuesday, the Association will make a contribution to the Grenada Kidney Foundation and on Wednesday, make its Annual Visit to Her Majesty’s Prisons.
Another highlight of the week will be a panel discussion at Norton Hall, Church Street on Wednesday December at 4:15pm on the topic: How would the abolition of flogging decriminalization of marijuana and the Rehabilitation of offenders Act impact Grenada’s juvenile and criminal justice systems. Panellists will include attorneys Anselm Clouden, Melisse Ogilvie, Jerry Edwin, Richie Maitland and Senator Peter David.
On Thursday, His Lordship Justice Ralston Glasgow will preside at a Trial Simulation by TAMCC second year law students the High Court No 2 on Kirani James Blvd. This will begin at 3:00 pm and brings the Annual Law Moot into focus.
Many lawyers are investing their time and training skills to make the week a great success, and the week will wind down on Friday, December 8 with a social event.
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