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James Christopher Aboud (born 1956) is a Trinidad and Tobago High Court judge and poet.


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Literary career

Aboud's poems are published under his full name "James Christopher Aboud."

He has published two volumes of poetry:

  • The Stone Rose (1986)
  • Lagahoo Poems (2003)
  • Aboud's work has been published in various journals and Caribbean anthologies.

    In 1994 he was awarded the Rodway Prize.

    Notable cases as a judge

    Aboud heard Kublalsingh and others v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago, a case concerning the construction of a major highway in Trinidad and Tobago. An injunction was sought to stop the construction of a multibillion-dollar highway, but the court refused it.

    Rambachan v Warner: the acting Prime Minister Surujrattan Rambachan is suing Jack Warner for defamation. In an early part of the case Aboud awarded TT$3,000 costs to Warner when Rambachan failed to attend a court hearing.

    "Jack Warner v Attorney Gerenal of Trinidad and Tobago", a case in which the threatened extradition to the United States of former FIFA executive Jack Warner is being contested.


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