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Pursuant to section 22(f)(2) of title 4 of the Virgin Islands Code, which provides that not later than sixty days before the expiration of a Chief Justice’s term, a majority of the full-time justices sitting en banc shall select a Chief Justice from among their members, the Honorable Rhys S. Hodge, Chief Justice, convened the second meeting for the justices to select their new Chief Justice on October 18, 2013.
On March 26, 2008, Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge addressed the Committee on the Judicial Branch of the Fifth Constitutional Convention