Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal) (Historical)

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Previous Justices

See also: Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal)
Position / Name Appointed Nominated by Position Prior to Appointment Other Details
Justice Michael Harrington[1] July 29, 2009 (NLCA)
July 2, 2018 (sup.)
Harper Supreme Court (Trial Division) (2007 to 2009)
Private practice
Published criminal decisions
Denis M. Roberts [1] March 10, 1999 Chretien Supreme Court (1988)
Monaghan, Seaborn, Marshall, Roberts and Howe
Called to bar (1971)
Published criminal decisions
Keith J. Mercer [2] 2003 - ?
March 1, 2009 (sup.)
Published criminal decisions
Malcolm Rowe Chrétien Supreme Court (1999 to 2001)
Deputy Minister (1988 - 1996)
private practice
Called to bar (1978)
Published criminal decisions
R. S. Furlong July 1975 to December 9, 1979 Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1959 to 1975) Published criminal decisions
A. S. Mifflin December 1979 to June 19, 1995 Chief Justice (1975)
Supreme Court (1964)
Published criminal decisions
Justice Leo Barry 2007
2009 (sup.)
? (ret)
Harper Supreme Court (Trial Division) (June 1989 to May 2007)
Published criminal decisions
H. B. Morgan July 1975 to June 1994 Supreme Court (May 1975) Published criminal decisions
J. W. Mahoney February 1982 to December 2001 Supreme Court (July 1975) Published criminal decisions
W. W. Marshall November 1986 to May 2003 Published criminal decisions
Clyde K. Wells May 1998 to November 8, 2012 Published criminal decisions
J. R. Gushue February 1976 to April 15, 2002 Published criminal decisions
Noel Goodridge November 1986 to April 15, 1997 Supreme Court (1975) Published criminal decisions
J.J. O’Neill: 1986 - Feb. 2002 Died February 02, 2015
Published criminal decisions
G.L. Steele June June 1989 to Sept. 2002 July of 1975 (district)
August 1977 (Chief of District)
Feb. 1982 (Trial)
Published criminal decisions
Margaret A. Cameron May 1992 to May 2010 Sept 1983 (Trial)
Denis M. Roberts March 1999 (NLCA)
March 1, 2007 (sup)
July 30, 2010 (ret)
Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in July of 1988 Published criminal decisions
Keith Mercer July 2003 (NLCA)
April 2009 (sup)
Supreme Court (May 1992 - July 2003) Died August 15, 2015
Published criminal decisions

List of Chief Justices

Source (1791–1880):[2]

Court of Civil Jurisdiction founded 1791[3]
Supeme Court of Judicature of the Island of Newfoundland founded 1792[4]
Supreme Court of Newfoundland founded 1824[5]
Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal founded 1975.

No Name Appointed Position prior to Appointment Notes
24 J. Derek Green 27 Mar 2009 Became a Supernumerary Justice on 1 December 2017[6]
23 Clyde Wells [3] 1999 Court of Appeal
Member of legislature (1966 to 1995)
Called to bar (1963)
to 2009
22 James R. Gushue 1996 to 1998
21 Noel Goodridge [7] 17 Nov 1986
20 Arthur Samuel Mifflin 1979 Chief Justice Trials Division
19 Robert Stafford Furlong [8] 1958
18 Sir Albert Joseph Walsh [9] Sep 1949 1st Lieutenant-Governor
17 Sir Lewis Edward Emerson 1944 Commissioner for Defence
16 Sir William Henry Horwood 25 July 1902 Minister of Justice and Attorney-General
15 Sir Joseph Ignatius Little [10] 1898 Judge
14 Sir Frederick Bowker Terrington Carter 20 May 1880 Prime Minister of Newfoundland
13 Sir Hugh William Hoyles 4 March 1865 Prime Minister and Attorney General
12 Sir Francis Brady 29 Nov 1847
11 Thomas Norton 5 Nov 1844
10 John Gervase Hutchinson Bourne 1838 Removed from office, 1844
9 Henry John Boulton 1833 Attorney General of Upper Canada Removed from office, 1844
8 Richard Alexander Tucker 1 Oct 1822
7 Sir Francis Forbes 4 Aug 1816 Crown Law Officer in Bermuda left to be the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
6 Caesar Colclough

1813

Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island
5 Thomas Tremlett 1804 Naval Officer Exchanged for Colclough, 1813
4 Jonathan Ogden 1803 Naval Officer
3 Richard Routh 1797 Collector of Customs Drowned at sea
2 D'Ewes Coke 1793 Naval surgeon
1 John Reeves 1791 Law Clerk to the Board of Trade Sole judge; author of the Judicature Acts of 1791 and 1792