Tag: Derick Adu-Gyamfi
Has the decision in Adisa Boya v Mohammed (Substituted by) Mohammed & Mujeeb eroded the powers of executors or administrators in the distribution of an estate of a deceased person? Is the decision in Okyere (decd) (substituted by Peprah) v Appenteng & Adomaa still good law?
Introduction This article brings to mind the words of Thomas Paine, when he stated as follows in 1796 “Nothing they say, is more certain than ... Read More
Introduction In his book, Winfield and Jolowicz on Torts, by Rogers W.V.H 13th edition, Sweet and Maxwell, the learned author defined negligence as: “Negligence as ... Read More
Can a Concubinage Relationship be Equated to a Valid Customary Marriage? The Decision in Mintah v Ampeyin in Retrospect.
Introduction Customary law has been defined under Article 11(3) of the Constitution 1992 as: “Rules of law which by custom are applicable to particular communities ... Read More
The Grant of Bail: The Novel Decision in Martin Kpebu (No.2) v Attorney-General (No.2) in the Ghanaian Criminal Law Jurisprudence
INTRODUCTION The recent decision of the Supreme Court in Martin Kpebu v Attorney-General has finally settled the law on the grant of bail and other related offences ... Read More