Category: Opinions and Articles

Of Gaudy Earrings, Bare Arms and Revealed Cleavage: The Feminine Face of the Ills of the Bar?

Of Gaudy Earrings, Bare Arms and Revealed Cleavage: The Feminine Face of the Ills of the Bar?

Francisca Serwaa Boateng- October 19, 2020

Introduction Literature-in-English was my favourite subject in both my O’ and A’ Level classes at St. Monica’s Secondary School in Asante-Mampong. Apart from the richness ... Read More

Evolving African Philosophy of Law Overshadowed by Western Principles

Evolving African Philosophy of Law Overshadowed by Western Principles

Michael Sumaila Nlasia- June 15, 2020

Introduction Although African philosophy of Law has its roots in African customary law, it can be seen as an evolving jurisprudential tradition overshadowed by western ... Read More

A Secular State and the National Cathedral

A Secular State and the National Cathedral

Michael Sumaila Nlasia- March 9, 2020

Religion is a pre-occupation of the day-to-day lives of Ghanaians - and this gives the clerics dominion of the society. Like elsewhere in Greece and ... Read More

Goodbye to Her Ladyship Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo

Goodbye to Her Ladyship Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo

Kwasi Danso Amoah- December 16, 2019

Introduction Friday, 20th December 2019 marks the end of Her Ladyship the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo’s tenure as Ghana’s 13thChief Justice since independence and the 6th Chief ... Read More

“This Advertisement has been Vetted and Approved by the FDA.” (1)

“This Advertisement has been Vetted and Approved by the FDA.” (1)

Sedinam Botwe- October 21, 2019

These days, it seems as if every advertisement aired on television or radio has a voice at the end saying, “This advertisement has been vetted ... Read More

Of Opening Up Legal Education In Ghana

Of Opening Up Legal Education In Ghana

Jude Serbeh-Boateng- October 17, 2019

“If people want to do their own law practice, they can go on the internet. Members of the public can go on the internet and ... Read More

Remembering Mr.​ Justice Anthony Yeboah

Remembering Mr.​ Justice Anthony Yeboah

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- October 7, 2019

On 4th October 2019, the day on which new lawyers were called to the Ghanaian Bar, the Bar and Bench lost one its brightest light ... Read More

7 Point Advice to Newly Called Lawyers

7 Point Advice to Newly Called Lawyers

Bobby Banson- October 4, 2019

I must begin by congratulating my soon to be colleagues who will be called to the Bar. As a fellow junior member at the bar, ... Read More

Is Africa Ready for the Continental Free Trade Area with the Growing Spate of Xenophobia?

Is Africa Ready for the Continental Free Trade Area with the Growing Spate of Xenophobia?

Michael Sumaila Nlasia- June 24, 2019

“The Only Thing We Learn From History Is That We Learn Nothing From History.” Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel  About fifty years ago, under the visionary ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence and The Ghanaian Legal Industry: An Angel or Demon?

Artificial Intelligence and The Ghanaian Legal Industry: An Angel or Demon?

Yaw Marfo Amankwah- April 8, 2019

The world we live in has undergone several industrial revolutions.  The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric ... Read More