Law passed in Cayman Islands this year provides for use of video technology

In the Cayman Islands, six men helped make local history when they appeared in court on June 2 without leaving Northward Prison, according to an article in the Cayman Compass. The publication reported that the prisoners appeared via a video link between Courtroom 2 in the Law Courts Building and the prison compound. For the inmates to make their appearances electronically, the Legislative Assembly passed an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code on Feb. 1 to provide the legal framework.

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