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Sir David lashes back at critics


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There is nothing strange, or wrong, with former politicians serving in fields of judicial office.

So said former chief justice and attorney general Sir David Simmons.

Speaking publicly on his own tenure as chief justice after a long period of political service for the first time, Sir David yesterday lashed back at critics who had problems with him being named to head the Barbados judiciary in 2002.

“The controversy about my appointment was partly influenced by narrow, partisan politics,” Sir David told a packed house of  graduates of the University of the West Indies at their  graduation ceremony at the Garfield Sobers Complex yesterday.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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