The instruction by Chief Justice Kwesi Anin-Yeboah to judges to hear cases being handled by senior lawyers first which sparked a lot of conversation among Ghanaians about the judicial system has been supported by a former Attorney General, Ayikoi Otoo. My Otoo urged the junior lawyers who feel disadvantaged by
The advice from Chief Justice Kwesi Anin -Yeboah calling on his colleagues on the bench to hear cases of senior lawyers first has not gone down well with United States-based Ghanaian Professor Kwaku Asare. He opined that any judge that tends to believe junior lawyers and their clients should spend
Former President John Dramani Mahama is calling for an overhauling of the Judiciary while calling on Chief Justice Anin Yeboah to as a matter of urgency lead the charge to those changes in the judiciary. He made the call during a meeting with the United States Chapter of the National
A letter from President Akufo-Addo has been addressed to Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah calling on him to look into the petition by pressure group #FixTheCountry demanding the sacking of the Chair of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensah. The pressure group are demanding this action from the President following the
The judiciary, according to Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah, has no authority to limit media freedom. He stated that “without the media, the task of securing and sustaining democracy would be one hundred times more difficult, and that the media’s role was crucial for any democracy’s survival, emphasizing that the
Chief Justice has called for cool heads to reign over agitations from the staff of the Judicial Service over their salaries and allowances. In a letter on Monday, November 1, 2021, Chief Justice Kwesi Anin-Yeboah indicated that the judicial service will continue to engage the government on the issue for
Issues regarding legal education in Ghana has necessitated a move by Member of Parliament South Dayi Rockson Dafeamekpor and Francis-Xavier Sosu, to file a private members bill that seeks to amend the Legal Professions Act 1960, Act 32 which will, in turn, limit the powers of the General Legal Council.
The two hundred and seventy-eight new lawyers who have been called to the bar have been admonished by Chief Justice Kwesi Anin-Yeboah to eschew themselves from corrupt activities in discharging their duties as legal practitioners. To reiterate his advice to the new lawyers he quoted a verse in the Holy