Category: Constitutional Law

Can Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (MP) Resign from the Appointments Committee of Parliament? : A Constitutional Perspective

Can Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (MP) Resign from the Appointments Committee of Parliament? : A Constitutional Perspective

Mawuse Oliver Barker-Vormawor- April 1, 2021

On Tuesday, March 30 2021, news broke that Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Honourable Member of for the North Tongu Constituency, had elected, through a letter ... Read More

Summary of 2021 Presidential Election Petition Ahead of Supreme Court Judgment

Summary of 2021 Presidential Election Petition Ahead of Supreme Court Judgment

Nick Opoku- March 3, 2021

Facts The Supreme Court shall deliver its judgment in the presidential election petition filed by the flagbearer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the ... Read More

Rethinking Article 78(1), of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana – Lessons from Ghana’s Election 2020.

Rethinking Article 78(1), of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana – Lessons from Ghana’s Election 2020.

Frederick Gurah Sampson- January 31, 2021

Introduction. If there is one thing that the Parliamentary results of the 2020 elections taught Ghanaians (both politicians and non-politicians), it is the need for ... Read More

The Curious Case of SALL

The Curious Case of SALL

Samuel Nartey- January 4, 2021

In this post, I summarise the key events leading to the Electoral Commission of Ghana's failure to hold parliamentary elections in the traditional areas of ... Read More

The Guan Parliamentary Election Crisis: Exploring ‘The Lesser of Two Evils’

The Guan Parliamentary Election Crisis: Exploring ‘The Lesser of Two Evils’

Christopher Nyinevi- January 1, 2021

1.Introduction On the eve of the 7 December 2020 general elections, the Electoral Commission (‘EC’) issued a press statement in which it directed that registered ... 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

The Osei-Boateng Doctrine is an Attack on Article 2(1) and must be Laid to  Rest

The Osei-Boateng Doctrine is an Attack on Article 2(1) and must be Laid to  Rest

Professor Stephen Kwaku Asare- October 12, 2020

All citizens of Ghana have the right and duty at all times to defend the Constitution. Accordingly, Article 2 (1) of the Constitution empowers anyone ... Read More

Tax Appeals in Ghana: Monetizing the Right to Justice?

Tax Appeals in Ghana: Monetizing the Right to Justice?

Bobby Banson- August 16, 2020

1.Introduction "If we never do anything which has been done before, we shall never act anywhere. The law will stand still whilst the rest of ... 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

The Office Of The Auditor General And Leave Regime In Ghana: A Critique Of The President’s Directive Compelling Auditor-General To Proceed On Leave (2)

The Office Of The Auditor General And Leave Regime In Ghana: A Critique Of The President’s Directive Compelling Auditor-General To Proceed On Leave (2)

Ghana Law Hub- July 16, 2020

By: Waana-ang Martin, LLB Candidate,Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology The Constitutional Independence of The Office of the Auditor-General and the President’s Disciplinary Control Over The ... Read More