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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).

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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 1, June 2022



Paula-Mae Weekes:  Pandemic Innovations in the Caribbean

Awa Bah:  Pandemic Innovations in Court Processes in the Gambia

Lynne Leitch:  An Introduction to the Global Judicial Integrity Network

Malcolm Rowe and Leanna Katz: A Practical Guide to Stare Decisis 

Leslie Newton, Lisa Harker and Mary Ryan: Remote Hearings and Their Implications for Family Justice 

Thomas Woods: The Nobleman, the Poodle, the Sandwich Islands, the Old Bailey and the Internet: A Tale of Serendipty

David McClean: Hunt the Travaux: The Courts and International Conventions

John Logan: Judicial Efficiency, Before and After the Pandemic

Law Reports

Duncan and Another v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago

Book Reviews

Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association, 1970-2020
Foreign Judges in the Pacific
Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies

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Last issue Volume 51, July 2022


1   Editorial
2  Queen’s Commonwealth Day Message
3   The Platinum Jubilee of the Patron
4   Capacity Building in the Gambia
5.  Judicial Independence Issues
6   UNESCO resource tools.
7 CMJA Regional Meetings and General Assembly
8 New Members
9 Diary of Events

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