Category: Evidence

The Uniqueness Of Jurat Required For Illiterate Testators

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- April 3, 2020

I just couldn’t ‘think far’, as “Lil win”, the Kumawood movie actor might have put it. Which world are we in? Is that society’s sense ... Read More

Right to Privacy in Criminal Matters

Michael Sumaila Nlasia- April 18, 2019

The right to privacy is a fundamental human right. Article 18, clause 2 of the 1992 Constitution provides that: "No person shall be subjected to ... Read More

Can A Poisonous Tree Bear Good Fruit in Ghana?

Benedict Adjei Nii-Kraku- December 20, 2018

The attitude the Ghanaian courts should adopt towards illegally obtained evidence is a recurrent debate within Ghanaian political and legal circles. This is an important ... Read More

What is Entrapment?

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- June 25, 2018

Now that the dust is almost settling on the latest work of investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, it is probably time to examine one of ... Read More

Investigative Journalism: The Tension Between Privacy and the Public’s Interest

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- June 4, 2018

Investigative journalism assists the traditional media in rooting out corruption and dealing with crimes and abuse of public trust and confidence. As Lord Nichols pointed ... Read More

Admissibility of Electronic Evidence in Ghanaian Practice

Elorm Kwame Kota Zormelo- March 15, 2018

"While some look to the internet as an innovative vehicle for communication, the Court continues to warily and wearily view it largely as one large ... Read More

What You Need to Know About “Without Prejudice” Letters

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- November 14, 2017

Without Prejudice. This is a label found in letters between two lawyers who are attempting to settle a claim and yet do not wish to ... Read More