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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, April 2, 2010

Bermuda Family Law Backlogs

Backlogs in Bermuda family law cases may prompt a judicial change:

From the Royal Gazette:

There is a backlog of up to 5,000 family law cases in the Magistrates’ Court, a seminar heard today.

The figure was revealed by British judge Christopher Barnett QC, who is on the Island to lead a training workshop for justice workers.

Mr. Barnett told an audience at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess that a new review of the Island's family law recommends the creation of a unified family court which places mediation at the heart of its work.

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