Chief Justice Ivor Archie

Archie challenges Marcia’s questions

Chief Jus­tice Ivor Archie is chal­leng­ing the Court of Ap­peal’s de­ci­sion to al­low for­mer chief mag­is­trate Mar­cia Ay­ers-Cae­sar to cross-ex­am­ine him in her on­go­ing case over be­ing pres­sured to re­sign due to her con­tro­ver­sial ju­di­cial ap­point­ment in 2017.

CJ to be grilled in Ayers-Caesar’s case

Lawyers rep­re­sent­ing for­mer chief mag­is­trate Mar­cia Ay­ers-Cae­sar have been giv­en the green light to cross-ex­am­ine Chief Jus­tice Ivor Archie in her on­go­ing case where she claimed she was pres­sured to re­sign af­ter to her ap­point­ment as a judge in 2017.

In a 28-page judge­ment de­liv­ered at the Hall of Jus­tice in Port-of-Spain, on Wednes­day, Ap­pel­late Judges Pe­ter Ja­madar and Gre­go­ry Smith ruled that pre­sid­ing judge David Har­ris made an er­ror when he de­nied Ay­ers-Cae­sar the op­por­tu­ni­ty to ques­tion Archie over his claims in the case.