Prime Minister Expresses Sympathy On The Passing Of Justice Monica Jospeh

PR – Prime Minister, Honourable Dickon Mitchell joins the nation in mourning  the loss of High Court Judge, Dame Justice Monica Joseph. 

As a member of the legal fraternity for most of his career, the Prime Minister underscored  the significance of Justice Joseph’s accomplishments towards the advancement of justice  and equality in the Caribbean. 

Most notably, she was the first woman to be appointed as a Justice of the Eastern  Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in 1982. During her tenure, she served honourably in  the capacity of High Court Judge in most of the States of the Organisation of Eastern  Caribbean States (OECS), as well as in the OECS Court of Appeal, until 1996. 

“Justice Jospeh was an esteemed figure in the legal profession and trailblazer in many  respects,” Prime Minister Mitchell said. “Her outstanding contributions to our nation and  the Caribbean, having served across the region, have left an enduring legacy that will  continue to inspire generations of legal professionals.” 

Throughout her illustrious career, Justice Monica Joseph served as Crown Counsel,  Senior Crown Counsel, Solicitor General, Acting Director of Public Prosecutions, Head of  the Public Service Commission and as Deputy to the Governor General. 

At this difficult time, the Government of Grenada extends heartfelt sympathy to Justice  Joseph’s family, friends, and colleagues. 

May her soul find eternal rest.