Brian Moree, QC, Sworn in as Chief Justice

Brian Moree Q.C. with Deputy to the Governor General C. A. Smith.

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Mr. Brian M. Moree, QC, was sworn in Chief Justice of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, June 12, 2019 at Government House.  Mr. Moree is pictured, left, being sworn in by Deputy to the Governor General, C.A. Smith.  (BIS Photo/Yontalay Bowe)


  1. In the particulars that mankind erect – to make proof of civilisation – courts stand above all; bespeaking a force and mechanism without which the wisdoms of civilisations would have no home in which to coagulate.
    It being thus, the even equipoise of those wisdoms dance upon the knife’s edge of discernment and the hollering clarion of man’s inhumanity to man, calls upon that house of wisdom for what causes it to be wise: thus reasoned, who stablishes himself or those establishing him or her as the one to be suitered in the name of justice ought first – at least – to have a name cultivated from the pursuit of the same; for its was that which saw great Solon, or thundering Mr Justice Marshall or glorious Mansfield, the learned Benjamin Cardozo all who sat in the quick of wisdom to foment from wisdom a jurisculture winnowing the court of old to preside in and over that to which they had nameably and demonstrably given their lives life.

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