Category: Opinions and Articles

Announcement: Appointment of Editors

Announcement: Appointment of Editors

Ghana Law Hub- April 30, 2024

The Ghana Law Hub is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Amponsah Asare, and Kalvin A. McQuaye, to its editorial team. Helen is a ... Read More

12 Strategies to Becoming the Happiest Lawyer Alive

12 Strategies to Becoming the Happiest Lawyer Alive

Francisca Serwaa Boateng- January 12, 2022

Introduction Lawyers are the most knowledgeable and distinguished of all professionals. By our very training and orientation, we are imbibed with diligence, hard work, integrity ... Read More

The Enforcement of Morals: A Delimitation of the Criminal Sphere of Morality

The Enforcement of Morals: A Delimitation of the Criminal Sphere of Morality

Selikem Donkor- July 26, 2021

Introduction It is without doubt, a reasonable one, that a State has authority over its citizens whether de jure or de facto. This authority of ... Read More

Flubbing One’s Lines:  Revisiting #FixTheCountry’s Horrid Day at the Ghana Supreme Court!

Flubbing One’s Lines: Revisiting #FixTheCountry’s Horrid Day at the Ghana Supreme Court!

Mawuse Oliver Barker-Vormawor- June 24, 2021

What is this thing I read here? This is a legal article. It may surprise some, who read it, but this is very much a ... 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

20 Lessons From 5 Years of Legal Practice

20 Lessons From 5 Years of Legal Practice

Frederick Gurah Sampson- December 21, 2020

The lawyering journey starts on the day one is called to the Bar. The day of the Call is therefore an important day in the ... 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

Need for a month’s notice before issuing writ for legal fees: Protecting the Poor’s Purse or Tyranny of Tradition?

Need for a month’s notice before issuing writ for legal fees: Protecting the Poor’s Purse or Tyranny of Tradition?

Francisca Serwaa Boateng- October 23, 2020

Introduction The Legal Profession Act of 1960 is the main statutory regime regulating the legal profession in Ghana. The Act provides that a lawyer who ... Read More

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