The Elite and our Democracy: Who will bell the cat?
As the diplomatic feud between Chief and Her Excellency was coming to its certain end, another issue came to occupy our collective consciousness to fill the media space and keep the virtual cycle of media banter in full motion. As it emerged in the days following, a certain Chief, (this time, not the Chief of Police but a traditional chief) had reportedly learned from the tax collector that an amount of GH₵365,000 had been paid to him as ex gratia for his part-time work as a member of the Council of State.
Achieving speedy interlocutory appeals in civil cases: Lawyers and litigants’ dream.
It is said that there is no inherent right of appeal in any litigant. Appeals are created by statute. Therefore, any party in a case who is not satisfied with any decision made or order given by a court must appeal by strictly following the rules applicable to the court where the appeal is to be heard.
Cry Babies and Other Stories.
Once upon a time… time, time!! There was an association of first class citizens; the real descendants of Adam and Eve or Adamu and Hawa or Dear Boy (It’s unclear who was his female reproductive counterpart). The association was so bedeviled by nagging problems that, the members sent word to the occupant of the third most important stool in the kingdom, praying for a date for a meeting at 9 a.m in the forenoon that same day or so soon thereafter.
The Great Somersault in Ex Parte Ecobank Ghana Limited.
On 18th January, 2022, the Supreme Court gave its ruling in Ex Parte Ecobank Ghana Limited[1] and reserved its reasons for a later date. The main issue for determination in the application was whether C.I 132[2] has taken away the High Court’s jurisdiction to hear applications filed after an appeal is lodged against a High Court’s decision.
Are there no women in Appiatse? 
As a country, Ghana is plagued by many of the ills of developing countries such as open gutters, open defecation and open urination. Since we fail to tell our own story and we sit down for others to set the tone for what our story is, or should be, it is the pungent stories that hold sway.
The stool occupants accountability regime under Ghana’s Land Act, 2020: Overdue reform or overmuch regulation?
If there is one law that prides itself for being an assortment of provisions on various subjects of societal relevance, it is the Land Act .
12 Strategies to Becoming the Happiest Lawyer Alive.
Lawyers are the most knowledgeable and distinguished of all professionals. By our very training and orientation, we are imbibed with diligence, hard work, integrity and other positive attributes that mold us into the special species of humans that we become.
The doctrine of stare decisis parades in a fanciful new robe in the Supreme Court: Ex Parte Opuni (No. 2).
The Supreme Court has, in a four to three majority decision of its review panel, overturned its earlier three to two majority decision of the ordinary bench in Ex parte Opuni. In the earlier decision, the Court granted an order of prohibition to restrain the trial judge in the criminal proceedings pending at the High Court (Honyenuga, JSC sitting as an additional High Court judge) from continuing to sit and hear the case.
The Law and Politics of Natural Black Hair: Marghuy on my mind.
This article further raises the issue as to why in the face of a blatant abuse of a child’s right to education, most of the usual human rights adherents and diplomats are quiet.
The Power of Perception and Perspective.
Each of us has a perception and each holds their perception to be valid and self-evident. But it is only with the humility to seek and appreciate others’ perception of things and events that we also grow to our full potential.