Kanai challenges judges’ authority to render decision in appeal case
By: L.N. Reklai
(Koror, Palau) Bisure Kanai, a petitioner, had filed a petition challenging Justices Kathleen Salii and Lourdes F. Materne, questioning their rights and authority to issue a decision in a Civil Appeal Case No. 15-026.
In his petition, Mr. Kanai argues that Associate Justices Kathleen Salii and Lourdes Materne, both Associate Justices of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court have no authority to decide on his case filed with the Appellate Division.