TITLE: Justice Minister Highlights Critical Role of Law Librarians
DATE: Tuesday, July 08, 2008
SOURCE: Jamaica Information Service (JIS)
ABSTRACT (From article):
"Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Senator Dorothy Lightbourne, has highlighted the critical role qualified law librarians play in providing information required in the legal profession. Speaking at the 21st annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Law Librarians (CARALL) today (July 7)...."
The article contains excerpts of speeches from two important Jamaican officials from the legal and justice fraternity on the situation of law librarianship in the region, the importance of law librarians and a call for action towards improving the situation of law librarianship. The speeches were presented at the 21st annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Law Librarians (CARALL), held in Jamaica under the theme: 'Viable, Vital and Vibrant - Be Prepared to Succeed' from July 7 to 10, 2008.
Brief information is also given about the association and its history.