Douglas Mendes

Attorney: Douglas Mendes

THE Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) will next week petition the High Court for a judicial review of the decision by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to not act against Chief Justice Ivor Archie on misconduct allegations.

Contacted for comment yesterday following the LATT’s special general meeting, president Douglas Mendes SC said: “The membership voted with 163 saying yes for the judicial review, 255 turned out for yesterday’s meeting. We will be approaching the court within the week.”

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A POLITICAL charade. That is how Prime Minis­ter Dr Keith Rowley des­cribed and dismissed the decision of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) to seek judicial review of his decision not to institute impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Ivor Archie.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has responded to critics who chastised him for leaving for New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly meetings when Tropical Storm Karen hit Trinidad and Tobago last week.

HUNDREDS of teachers participated in the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) protest in Port of Spain yesterday, leaving many schools without teaching staff and angering parents who took to social media to complain about the inconvenience.