Media Release – CCJ Dismisses Appeal Against Refusal of Bail

2 Mar 2020

In a judgment released today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed Mr Pedro Ellis’ appeal against the refusal of the courts in Barbados to grant him bail. The CCJ had granted Ellis special leave to appeal since at the time it granted leave, he was still in detention and the Court was mindful of the great delays in hearing Ellis’ applications for bail, as well as the overall delay in his trial of the charge. However, Ellis was no longer in detention when his appeal would have been heard.

Access the full media release here: Media Release 3-2020