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The LEADing Justice Initiative of the Chief Justice – An Innovative Vision Worthy of Support

The LEADing Justice Initiative of the Chief Justice – An Innovative Vision Worthy of Support

Frederick Gurah Sampson- July 9, 2024 0

“It should be emphasized that the judiciary as composed at present, in terms of article 125(1) of the 1992 Constitution, shall “be independent and subject ... Read More

Capacity: A Fundamental Concept Suffering From Conflicting Notions

Capacity: A Fundamental Concept Suffering From Conflicting Notions

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- June 14, 2024 0

Introduction In 2008, His Lordship Anin Yeboah J.A. (as he then was) in the case of The Republic v. The Arbitration Committee of Mampong Gyase ... Read More

Power to Alienate & Capacity to Litigate: When the Rule Swallowed the Exceptions

Power to Alienate & Capacity to Litigate: When the Rule Swallowed the Exceptions

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 24, 2024 0

Introduction The power to alienate and capacity to litigate are cornerstones of the law of Immovable Property and legal proceedings (Civil Procedure). The power to ... Read More

Locus Standi of a Stranger to a Judgment: Analysis on the Decisions in Jacques v Harrison , Gbagbo v Owusu  & Lamptey v Hammond

Locus Standi of a Stranger to a Judgment: Analysis on the Decisions in Jacques v Harrison , Gbagbo v Owusu & Lamptey v Hammond

Derick Adu-Gyamfi- May 21, 2024 0

Introduction  A brief discussion on the origin of the term ‘locus standi’ or simply standing will be very useful to readers for the purpose of ... Read More

Announcement: Appointment of Editors

Announcement: Appointment of Editors

Ghana Law Hub- April 30, 2024 0

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

The Role of Customary Successor in the Application for Letters of Administration: A Sine Qua Non or A Legal Superfluity?

The Role of Customary Successor in the Application for Letters of Administration: A Sine Qua Non or A Legal Superfluity?

Frederick Gurah Sampson- April 5, 2024 0

“In The lifetime of their relative, they cannot vent their spleen on his wife. The opportunity comes when he dies. The poor widow and her ... Read More

Passing Law Without Touching the State’s Pocket: An Interpretive Answer To Article 108(a)ii & iii

Passing Law Without Touching the State’s Pocket: An Interpretive Answer To Article 108(a)ii & iii

Selikem Donkor- December 20, 2023 0

Abstract The powers of government to legislate, adjudicate, or implement laws are shared among the arms of government—Parliament, the Judiciary, and the Executive. These powers ... Read More

The Legal Effect of Warranties In Insurance Contracts – The Case of Expom Ghana Limited v Vanguard Assurance Company Limited & Anor [2022] 178 G.M.J 117 SC

The Legal Effect of Warranties In Insurance Contracts – The Case of Expom Ghana Limited v Vanguard Assurance Company Limited & Anor [2022] 178 G.M.J 117 SC

Felix Kofi Boakye Afrifa- December 6, 2023 0

The Supreme Court has in a recent decision touched on the application of the doctrine of warranties in insurance contracts. The doctrine of warranties is ... Read More

The Jurisprudence of Separability of Arbitration Clauses & Allegation of Fraud to Prevent a Reference to Arbitration

The Jurisprudence of Separability of Arbitration Clauses & Allegation of Fraud to Prevent a Reference to Arbitration

Ghana Law Hub- November 28, 2023 0

Author: James Gawuga Nkrumah Introduction Increasingly, arbitration is becoming the norm for dispute resolution and not really an alternative to litigation. Parties to commercial agreements ... Read More

Judgment & Pleadings of Previous Suits in Res Judicata: To Tender or Not to Tender?

Judgment & Pleadings of Previous Suits in Res Judicata: To Tender or Not to Tender?

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- November 10, 2023 0

Introduction When a name or concept is ‘corrupted’ over time due to its misspelling or mispronunciation, it becomes very difficult to revert to the original ... Read More

Liquidation: Whether Or Not The Liquidation Of A Licensed Insurance Company In Ghana Can Be Commenced By An Originating Motion On Notice

Liquidation: Whether Or Not The Liquidation Of A Licensed Insurance Company In Ghana Can Be Commenced By An Originating Motion On Notice

Ghana Law Hub- October 24, 2023 0

Author:Vanessa Awurabena Davis Esq, AB Lexmall & Associates Introduction The High Court, Accra, has ruled on the legality of commencing the liquidation of a licensed ... Read More

America’s Gun Pandemic: How “Originalists” Failed The Republic

Nick Opoku- October 1, 2023 0

Last Monday, August 28, 2023, there was yet another incident of gun violence in the US. This time, a faculty member at the University of ... Read More

Summary Judgment: A Cliché in Summary Disposal of Cases in Liquidated Claims

Summary Judgment: A Cliché in Summary Disposal of Cases in Liquidated Claims

Derick Adu-Gyamfi- September 15, 2023 0

Introduction Summary judgment is one given in favour of a plaintiff without a plenary trial of the action. The normal steps of filing all necessary ... Read More

What Constitutes “Reasonable Time Or Unreasonable Delay” In Criminal Trials? The Case of Article 14(4) of the 1992 Constitution

What Constitutes “Reasonable Time Or Unreasonable Delay” In Criminal Trials? The Case of Article 14(4) of the 1992 Constitution

Ghana Law Hub- September 14, 2023 4

Author: Ernest Kyere  Introduction The skinny, malnourished-looking Kofi Boakye walked into the courtroom. His face grimaced as he felt all the stares on him. With ... Read More

Arguing New Grounds of Appeal – To Seek Leave Or Not

Arguing New Grounds of Appeal – To Seek Leave Or Not

Bobby Banson- September 11, 2023 0

INTRODUCTION When a Party is dissatisfied with a decision of a court, be it a ruling or judgement, that Party may appeal against that decision ... Read More

A Practical Guide to Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

A Practical Guide to Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Nick Opoku- June 13, 2023 0

The popularity of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) is on the rise globally and Ghana is no exception. This is driven by investors’ need for ... Read More

‘Bulley’ Them No More, Are Letters of Administration Indispensable?

‘Bulley’ Them No More, Are Letters of Administration Indispensable?

Ghana Law Hub- June 2, 2023 5

Authors:  Joseph Bondzie Afrifa & Vanessa S. Zormelo Abstract In this Article, the authors seek to discuss the position of the law concerning the issue ... Read More

Ex Parte Yvonne Amponsah Brobbey in Retrospect: Its Impact on the Rules of Court

Ex Parte Yvonne Amponsah Brobbey in Retrospect: Its Impact on the Rules of Court

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 26, 2023 0

Introduction In February 2023, the Supreme Court in its decision in the Republic v. High Court (Commercial Division) Accra, Ex Parte Yvonne Amponsah Brobbey (described ... Read More