Author: Ghana Law Hub

Domestic Violence in Ghana: An Analysis of Ghana’s Current Legal Regime

Domestic Violence in Ghana: An Analysis of Ghana’s Current Legal Regime

Ghana Law Hub- June 30, 2021

By: Claudia N.A. Coleman (Private Legal Practitioner) Physical spousal abuse became a regular theme in Media reports in the late 1990s, thus resulting in the ... Read More

What Do We Desire/Expect From our Legal Apprentices Otherwise Referred to as Pupils?

What Do We Desire/Expect From our Legal Apprentices Otherwise Referred to as Pupils?

Ghana Law Hub- February 23, 2021

By Charlotte O. Kwakye-Nuako, Esq, PhD  Legal practice is basically an apprenticeship backed by law—at least at the beginning. The Legal Profession Act, 1960 (Act ... Read More

Why Gregory Afoko v Attorney-General Poses a Threat to the Progress Made in Ghana’s Criminal Justice System

Why Gregory Afoko v Attorney-General Poses a Threat to the Progress Made in Ghana’s Criminal Justice System

Ghana Law Hub- December 15, 2020

By: Seth F.T. Mireku Jnr, Ghana School of Law Introduction It is incontestable that Ghana’s criminal justice system is beleaguered with deficiencies that hinder the ... Read More

Disposing Biological Property Under the Wills Act of Ghana

Disposing Biological Property Under the Wills Act of Ghana

Ghana Law Hub- October 26, 2020

By: Albert Mireku Agyepong (Law and Development Associate, Taylor Crabbe Barristers and Solicitors) Introduction Benjamin Franklin once wrote “… in this world nothing can be said to ... Read More

Board of Governors, Achimota School vrs Nii Ako Nortei II & 2 Ors: A Case Of Judicial Sympathy Elevated to Principle of Law?

Board of Governors, Achimota School vrs Nii Ako Nortei II & 2 Ors: A Case Of Judicial Sympathy Elevated to Principle of Law?

Ghana Law Hub- October 12, 2020

By: Isaac Kwadwo Ankah (Associate, A-Partners@Law)   “…The justice to be dispensed is justice within the law and not one of sympathy. Judicial sympathy, however ... Read More

COVID-19 in Perspective: A Prophecy on  Looming Negligence Claims (3)

COVID-19 in Perspective: A Prophecy on Looming Negligence Claims (3)

Ghana Law Hub- September 22, 2020

By: Christine Selikem Lassey (University of Ghana School of Law) This last essay comes on the heels of two others, which sought to explore the ... Read More

COVID-19 in Perspective: A Prophecy on the Looming Negligence Claims (2)

COVID-19 in Perspective: A Prophecy on the Looming Negligence Claims (2)

Ghana Law Hub- August 20, 2020

By: Christine Selikem Lassey (University of Ghana School of Law) “The rule that you are to love your neighbour becomes in law; you must not injure ... Read More

COVID-19 in Perspective: A Prophecy On Looming Negligence Claims (1)

COVID-19 in Perspective: A Prophecy On Looming Negligence Claims (1)

Ghana Law Hub- August 18, 2020

By: Christine Selikem Lassey (University of Ghana School of Law) The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the law and society in many ways. New legal pillars ... Read More

The Utility of Marriage of Mohammedans Ordinance Under the Current Ghanaian Legal Dispensation

The Utility of Marriage of Mohammedans Ordinance Under the Current Ghanaian Legal Dispensation

Ghana Law Hub- July 26, 2020

Where the marriage is not registered within the prescribed one week period, or where the attendance of any of the persons whose signature is necessary ... Read More

Powers of Attorney- What Does Ghana Law Say? (2)

Powers of Attorney- What Does Ghana Law Say? (2)

Ghana Law Hub- July 23, 2020

Barbara Ewoenam Afua Kukah Esq (Robert Smith and Adelaide Law) 7. Types of Powers of Attorney Act 549 allows for two types of PoA – ... Read More