Tag: Your Friday Legal Corner

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

Fair Trial in Civil Cases: A Right or A Privilege?

Fair Trial in Civil Cases: A Right or A Privilege?

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- April 10, 2020

Introduction The concept of ‘fair trial’ was traditionally associated with criminal proceedings. This article seeks to examine the origin of the concept and how it ... Read More

The Uniqueness Of Jurat Required For Illiterate Testators

The Uniqueness Of Jurat Required For Illiterate Testators

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- April 3, 2020

I just couldn’t ‘think far’, as “Lil win”, the Kumawood movie actor might have put it. Which world are we in? Is that society’s sense ... Read More

Constitutional interpretation – An uneasy task: Article 88 in perspective

Constitutional interpretation – An uneasy task: Article 88 in perspective

Justice Alexander Osei Tutu- March 20, 2020

Introduction: One provision in the Constitution 1992 that has set judicial brains wrangling in the area of constitutional interpretation is article 88, particularly clauses 1 ... Read More