The legal fraternity is mourning the death of a distinguished Antiguan and Barbudan jurist.
Retired High Court judge, Justice Clare Henry passed away in the United States on Thursday, after an illness.
She had first served as a law assistant and senior law assistant in the New York City Civil Court and the New York State Supreme Court in Brooklyn after graduating from New York Law School.
She then served as crown counsel in the Attorney General’s chambers for Antigua and Barbuda from 1986 to 1989, before engaging in private law practice in Antigua and Barbuda.
She became a magistrate in 1994, becoming this country’s Chief Magistrate in 2000. In 2004 she was appointed a High Court judge for the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.