Statement by the CCJ President on the Passing of Nancy Anderson

30 Nov 2021

It is with great sadness that the President and Judges of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) acknowledge the passing of Nancy Anderson O.D.  CCJ President, the Hon. Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders in particular notes that:

“Ms Anderson was an American attorney who practised in Jamaica for many years.  She served in several roles during her career including Tutor and Course Director at the Norman Manley Law School, Legal Officer at the Independent Jamaican Council for Human Rights, Executive Director of the Legal Council and Director of the Kingston Legal Aid Clinic.  She also appeared before the CCJ in the matter of Shanique Myrie v Barbados, an historic case for the Court in which Ms Myrie asserted that her right to free movement throughout the region had been breached.

 

Read the full statement here: Media Release 16_2021