Monday, March 7, 2005
A Caribbean commission has rejected the Grenada government's nominee for Attorney General. This gives a big victory to dozens of local lawyers who have been boycotting court proceedings to protest the choice.
The Judicial and Legal Services Commission did not publicly explain its reason for rejecting the appointment of Hugh Wildman, who prosecutes cases as an adviser to Grenada's police department.
The four-member panel is appointed by the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Supreme Court to confirm top judicial officials in seven countries.