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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NCRA international participating member joins Cayman Islands judicial administration

CayCompass.com recently reported that Camar Clarke, an international participating NCRA member, will join three other court reporters currently serving in the Cayman Islands jurisdiction. A native of Barbados, Clarke studied court reporting at the Barbados Community College. Prior to joining the Cayman Islands judicial administration, she was employed as a court reporter for seven years by the Barbados government and served in Supreme Court.

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