Tag: civil procedure

Is Akrong vrs. Bulley Still Good Law?

Is Akrong vrs. Bulley Still Good Law?

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 29, 2020

Introduction It is common knowledge that capacity is a fundamental legal principle in the commencement of any legal suit, the lack of which strips a ... Read More

Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (1)

Navigating the Maze of Striking Out Pleadings – A Hands-On Approach to Invoking the High Court’s Jurisdiction (1)

Kwabena Frimpong Mensah- May 22, 2020

Introduction Disputes and in effect litigation, are aspects of life that have been in existence since the days of old. The earliest form of a ... Read More

In Pursuit of Justice: What if the Son of Man Has Nowhere to Lay His Head?

In Pursuit of Justice: What if the Son of Man Has Nowhere to Lay His Head?

Bobby Banson- May 4, 2020

1.Introduction It is the dream of every Government for every citizen of that country to have a home or a job. Having a home or ... Read More

Injunctions Pending Appeal: When and How To Invoke The Jurisdiction Of Appellate Courts

Injunctions Pending Appeal: When and How To Invoke The Jurisdiction Of Appellate Courts

Bobby Banson- December 2, 2019

1. Introduction Injunction applications are very common before trial courts. In litigation over land, the Plaintiff often files an injunction application almost at the same ... Read More

Powers of The Court Over Unmoved Applications

Powers of The Court Over Unmoved Applications

Selasi Kuwornu- April 15, 2019

The supreme court has stressed that nothing prevents a court from electing to hear and decide on its merit a motion that has not been ... Read More

Look before You Leap

Look before You Leap

Shirley Somuah- November 12, 2018

What do you do when you follow all the procedural rules of law and it's an administrative process that brings your case crashing down? Hypothetically ... Read More

The Civil Aspect of Criminal Procedure: Enforcing Restitution Orders in a Criminal Case

The Civil Aspect of Criminal Procedure: Enforcing Restitution Orders in a Criminal Case

Nana Akwasi Awuah- March 29, 2018

In a criminal case, a judge may make orders such as the payment of money or the return of property found to have been stolen ... Read More