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Farewell to Justice Payne

Heather-Lynn Evanson

Farewell to Justice Payne

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It was a service befitting a high court judge.
It started on time; there was solemnity at the appropriate moments but there was laughter as well.
And the congregation that consisted of the who’s who of the legal fraternity and the island’s executive heard little-known facts about retired justice Carlisle Payne who succumbed to cancer earlier this month.
They learnt that he was a champion middle-distance runner who, in his early days in the Attorney General’s chambers, left fellow attorney Reynold Kellman “choking in his dust” – the result of a race.
Read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION.