The Judicial Branch Office of the Administrator of Courts advises the public and the Virgin Islands Bar that the Magistrate…
Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.
The current term of office of Thurston T. McKelvin, Federal Public Defender for the District of the Virgin Islands is due to expire on May 9, 2003. As required by statute, 18 U.S.C. §§3006A, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is considering the reappointment of Mr. McKelvin to a new four year term and has appointed a committee to assist in its review. The Committee consists of nine attorneys from the U.S. Virgin Islands, who will report their findings to the Court of Appeals.
The public is invited to submit comments for consideration regarding the reappointment of Mr. McKelvin to a new term of office. All comments should be directed to the following address: