Thursday, January 18, 2018

Caution in calling for CJ’s removal*


I had hoped to continue to exercise restraint and to defer to the opinions of those who are more active in the profession with the ongoing issue involving one of the highest office holders under our Constitution. But things appear to be getting out of hand, and having regard to my status in the hierarchy in the profession, it is incumbent upon me to speak up.

While it appears that from the information now in the public domain relative to this matter, there is sufficient to warrant a thorough investigation, and perhaps sufficient even to consider invoking the provisions of Section 137 of the Constitution, I would urge caution, lest we find ourselves throwing out the baby with the bathwater.

 

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