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Austin Peay State University Political Science Professor Publishes New Book Examining British Commonwealth and Caribbean Appeals Courts

Dec 05, 2020 - Targeted News Service

(TNSJou) -- Austin Peay State University issued the following news on Dec. 4:

In 1833, the British Empire further entrenched a legal court - the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) - to hear formal appeals from its many colonies and territories across the globe. That appeals court still exists today, but as many of those colonies earned independence, the resulting countries' leaders were faced with a difficult decision - should they establish their own national high court or sim...