The Future of the SOE Laws

Mere hours after a State of Emergency was declared for St. Catherine, a significant Supreme Court ruling on the use of detention during States of Emergency was reached, in favour of a plaintiff that was detained without charge for 7 months during the 2018 state of emergency in St. James. We are joined virtually by Civil Rights Attorney Bert Samuels, who represented the plaintiff in the matter and Mickel Jackson, Executive Director of Jamaicans For Justice to discuss the implications of the ruling.