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(Dominica News Online) The Dominica Bar Association (DBA) has condemned what it said is recent attacks on members of the judiciary being circulated on social media.

The association made mention of attacks on resident Judge Madam Birnie Stephenson and President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron.

“The Association further categorically condemns statements made by a litigant before the court about the President of the CCJ Sir Dennis Byron. This litigant is not a member of the Dominica Bar Association,” the DBA said in a release.

The association did not specify the “attacks” in its release, however, attorney at law, Cabral Douglas, has been calling for the resignation of Sir Byron citing conflict of interest. Douglas has also alleged that there is what appears to be corrupt judicial practices by Byron.

Douglas and the CCJ have been at odds since the court recently blocked him from suing Dominica in the long-running Tommy Lee Sparta controversy. 

In its release, the DBA quoted Lord Atkin who once said, “justice is not a cloistered virtue: she must be allowed to suffer the scrutiny and respectful…comments of ordinary men”.

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