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The Commonwealth Principles (Latimer House) on the Three Branches of Government
(includes the Latimer House Guidelines on Parliamentary Supremancy and Judicial Independence, the Nairobi Plan of Action for Africa and the Edinburgh Plan of Action for the Development and Implementation of the Commonwealth Latimer House Principles).

Copies available from the CMJA or click here to access the documents.


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A Guide for the Magistrate in the Commonwealth: Fundamental Principles and Recommended Practices

Formerly “The Magistrate in the Commonwealth : A Training Manual”
Updated: August 2021
Available in hard copy (£5.00) or CD (£5.00). Both versions £10.00
Available free to Individual Members on the Membership Area.

Gender and Human Rights Toolkit

Containing the International/Commonwealth regional instruments for use by paralegals/lawyers and judicial officers. Updated 2010. CD version only.

Publications – Reports on Reports on Seminars, Conferences and Meetings can be viewed by clicking here.

Free to members (or £20.00 per copy)
Last issue Volume 26, No 3, June 2023



Call For Submissions


Sheriff Douglas Allan

Lives Remembered

Justice Wilson Masulu Musene
Stanley Hackwell JP


Karl Laird:  “Deferred Prosecution Agreements – The UK Experience (Part 1)” 

Foong Cheng Leong: “Ways in which the Malaysian Court System has adapted to the Challenges posed by the        COVID 19 Pandemic” 

Carly Shrever:  “Judicial Stress, the Unmentionable and the Undeniable: A Summary of Australian’s First            Empirical Research Measuring Stress in Judicial Work” 

Neil Parpworth:  “A Developing Doctrine of the Separation of Powers in South africa and the Role of the                Constitutional Court

Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake: “Community Violence Against Suspected Witches: Sorcery Accusation-Related            Violence in Papua New Guinea”

Dallas Miller: “Preventing Wrongful Convictions: Assessing Idendtifcation Evidence in the Digital Age” 

Book Reviews

Three Liability Regimes for Artificial Intelligence: Algorithmic Actants, Hybrids, Crowds.
The Galilee Bell: From Sanctuary to Asylum and Back- The Role of the Church

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Last issue Volume 52, April2023


1. Editorial
2. CMJA 19th Triennial Conference 2022
3. CMJA General Assembly and new Council
4. Regional Members of Council
5. Sheriff Douglas Allan Becomes Honorary Life Member
6. New CMJA President’s Speech
7. Judicial Independence Issues
8. Gambia Judicial Training
9. His Majesty, The King’s Commonwealth Day Speech.
10. New Members

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