Category: Civil Procedure
In the Matter of Abena Ackah v Agricultural Development Bank: Has the Supreme Court Given to Caesar What Belongs to God?
1.Introduction The dichotomy between the Church and the State was epitomized in the words of Jesus Christ in the following text which is found in ... Read More
Introduction Jurisdiction in law is fundamental. It is the power or authority upon which a person or a body acts. Without the requisite jurisdiction, a ... Read More
Board of Governors, Achimota School vrs Nii Ako Nortei II & 2 Ors: A Case Of Judicial Sympathy Elevated to Principle of Law?
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
Introduction One person who has probably litigated more than any other person under the sun is ‘John Doe’. He is indubitably known to the laws ... Read More
Order 81 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47); A Fetish in Civil Procedure Practice
Introduction Rules of court comes within the ambit of subsidiary legislation. Because it is a subsidiary legislation, our courts over the past two decades have ... Read More
A legal claim, even an incontestable one, will not be noticed by the courts unless or until it is properly brought to the notice of ... Read More
Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (2)
Must a Defendant Enter Appearance before Bringing an Application Under Order 11 Rule 18? Once a writ of summons with its accompanying statement of claim ... Read More