T&T Express Article — "CCJ Judge: Criminal cases in T&T taking too long"

CRIMINAL cases are taking too long before they can be tried in Trinidad and Tobago, says Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Judge Winston Anderson.

He described the length of time it took the courts to deal with criminal cases as 'intolerable'.

Anderson was speaking at the 'Simulating Solutions: Mobilising Expertise to Combat Crime and Criminality in Trinidad and Tobago' symposium, at the Daaga Auditorium, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), St Augustine, yesterday, 'There should be no more than the expiry of one year between when a person is accused, arrested and charged and they face criminal justice,' he said.

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