The ‘Ama Governor’ issue: The law is an ass, indeed.
By Francisca Serwaa Boateng | |
The law is an ass. This is one of the most graphic expressions that stuck in my young, fresh and then-unadulterated mind when I heard it for the first time. I had then enrolled as a law student at the University of Ghana, Legon, exactly 30 years ago. I wondered why anyone will refer to the ‘law’ as an ass
ADR for ‘galamsey’: A curious proposition?
By Francisca Serwaa Boateng | |
Our youth prefer galamsey to education; galamsey proceeds are immediate and tangible. Not a day passes that the news media do not report on the negative impact galamsey is having on our country. It is submitted that, such a matter of national and public interest cannot be left to be ‘jaw-jawed’ at arbitration or mediation proceedings.
Private practice versus In-house: The dilemma of the new lawyer.
By Francisca Serwaa Boateng | |
Some may even swear that their village legend has it that when they were born, strands of lawyers’ wig were found in their hair, signifying that their entry into the learned and noble profession had been ordained by the Omnipotent One himself.
Judgment creditors should not draw up entry of judgment: Did the Supreme Court go too far in Asamoah v S.I.C?
By Francisca Serwaa Boateng | |
. In my respectful view, a judgment-creditor, who discovers his error in filing such a vital process, should not be permitted to amend the process on his own motion without resort to the judicial process by invoking the court’s jurisdiction to correct the slip or omission through amendment with notice to the judgment-debtor who is the affected party
An officer, a lady and diplomacy.
By Francisca Serwaa Boateng | |
Considering that the IGP wears a perpetual picture-perfect smile, he might be a nice person as his smile seems to suggest. He does not come across as the smiling villain Shakespeare talks about in HAMLET. With some prepping in gender dynamics, he, and others of similar high stock, will do better the next time they find themselves in gendered situations.
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