Tag: Your Friday Legal Corner

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

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

Capacity: A Janus-faced Concept  in Ghanaian Jurisprudence

Capacity: A Janus-faced Concept in Ghanaian Jurisprudence

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 20, 2024

Introduction “Our word to you does not waver between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’. 2 Corinthians 1:18 NLT. The story of capacity is like the Biblical Reuben. ... Read More

The Decline of Allodial Title in Ghana

The Decline of Allodial Title in Ghana

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 14, 2021

Meaning of the term – Allodial The word ‘Allodial’ means absolute interest or original heritage’. In Ghana, it is described as “the highest or ultimate ... Read More

Allodial interest under the Land Act, 2020: Some thoughts

Allodial interest under the Land Act, 2020: Some thoughts

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 7, 2021

Introduction The problems that confronted land acquisition and administration in Ghana were daunting. It was therefore a big relief when a new land law was ... Read More

Blue Law: An Insight

Blue Law: An Insight

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- April 29, 2021

INTRODUCTION Perhaps, you were wondering why during the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, the court sat on Good Friday and Easter ... Read More

Making a Case for the Enforcement of Prenuptial Agreements in Ghana

Making a Case for the Enforcement of Prenuptial Agreements in Ghana

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- March 19, 2021

Introduction In 2014, Citifmonline.com reported a news item in which a family lawyer and former lecturer of the Ghana Law School, Dr. Kofi Adinkrah who ... Read More

21st Century Restatement Of The Principle In Kponuglo V. Kodadja

21st Century Restatement Of The Principle In Kponuglo V. Kodadja

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- June 12, 2020

Introduction On 24th November 1933, the Privy Council delivered a decision that has had far reaching consequences on not only our jurisprudence but British West Africa ... Read More

Re: Hayford Ofosu Amaning v. The Republic: A Case of Judicial Heterodoxy?

Re: Hayford Ofosu Amaning v. The Republic: A Case of Judicial Heterodoxy?

Cletus Alengah- May 11, 2020

Anyone who has followed Justice Osei-Tutu’s Friday “Friday Legal Corner” will agree that the Learned Judge is making great contribution to legal education and legal ... Read More

The Abandoned Jurisdiction of The Supreme Court

The Abandoned Jurisdiction of The Supreme Court

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- May 1, 2020

1.Introduction Perhaps, it may surprise you to know that a conviction by a lower court, not appealed against by the convicted person or his lawyer ... Read More

The Chancellor & Equity – Epitome of Christ & the Grace

The Chancellor & Equity – Epitome of Christ & the Grace

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- April 17, 2020

There is no profession that I know which perfectly illustrates Christ’s redemptive work better than the Legal Profession. In this article, we will look at ... Read More