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L.T.C. overhaul could undermine prison punishment, says retired Justice

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 14 December 2020, 9:00PM

Retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Lautalatoa Pierre Slicer, has warned that the bills proposing to overhaul the judicial system, which are expected to be discussed in Parliament this week, could lead to traditional punishments replacing prison sentences for serious crimes.

Judges of the Civil and Criminal Court collectively signed a submission critical of the bills proposing to overhaul the nation’s legal system. 

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 14 December 2020, 9:00PM

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