What You Did Last Night Was Illegal, Highly Immoral And Bad - General Legal Council Accused Again.
Front liner of IMANI Ghana Mr. Kofi Bentil has accused the General Legal Council of Ghana again. According him, what the General Legal Council did in the night was totally illegal, bad and highly Immoral. Few minutes after his revelation, a top NPP member Honorable Rodney Nkrumah Boateng also made some comments on the same issue.
"You are very disrespectful, I will report you to General Legal Council" - Maurice Ampaw tells Alifo
Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has descended on another lawyer for his comments on the response Maurice Ampaw gave to Xavier Sossu for attacking some judges in the country. Lawyer Sossu had described the as "political judges" and subsequently being dealt with by the General Legal Council. Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has condemned such utterances by Sossu, asking him to "shut up" because that can put the judicial system into a disrepute.
Parliament Has No Choice But To Summon And ‘Grill’ Godfred Dame In The Chamber – NPP MP Speaks
There is currently some power play ongoing between the Ghana Legal Council and Parliament. The whole debate started after some 499 law school entrants were denied admission even though they had passed the necessary requirements. The 499 took to the streets to protest and even presented a petition to Parliament over their grievances.
Opinion: A By-election At Madina? Whispering From One Conner
Sunday, 7th November 2021 I don't know if everyone sees what I see from my one conner. From where I sit, a by election is possible at Madina constituency in the Greater Accra region. The seat is currently being held by an NDC brainy Lawyer Francis Xavier Sosu, a human rights lawyer of good standing.
Dr. Ayine Versus The Chief Justice: Latest Update
Ahead of his hearing, at the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council, Dr Dominic Ayine's lawyer, has raise an objection to the participation of Mr. Sam Awuku Okudzeto (a Member of the Council of State), in disciplinary proceedings against him (Dr Dominic Ayine).
NDC MP Call For Reforms In Legal Education In Ghana; Says GLC Is Suffering From Multiple Sclerosis
National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for South Dayi Constituency in the Volta Region, Rockson-Nelson Etse Kwami Dafeamekpor is calling for reforms in Ghana’s Legal Education. He says the General Legal Council (GLS), the body in charge of Legal Education in Ghana, is becoming an inhibitor to expanding access to legal education in the country and that only a Parliamentary reform will stop the GLC from damaging the image of the country’s enviable legal education.
Everything Is Possible In Ghana - Ghanaians React As Ghana Law School Exams Leak
There have been many questions about the procedures in entering the Ghana Law School. Many have said the school has been reduced to just a privileged few. There have been calls that the General Legal Council only permits those they feel need to be there and not those who have qualified.
NUGS Officially Petition Speaker Of Parliament To Probe Into This Issue
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Alban S. Kingsford Bagbin to investigate the mass failure recorded in the law entrance examination conducted by the Ghana Legal Council (GLC). NUGS appeal comes after GLC, unlike previously where students who hit the 50% pass mark are qualified for admission said students this year must obtain at least 50% in each of the two sections in the exams to be eligible for enrollment.
Manasseh Azure Awuni Praises NDC MPs Who Initiate Bill To Remove Chief Justice, Others From GLC
An investigative journalist and editor in chief for the fourth Estate media, Manasseh Azure Awuni has praises NDC members of parliament who intimated bill to remove chief Justice Anin Yeboah, and others from General legal Council. Manasseh Azure Awuni has stated that what the two MPs has done is a good move and he support them.
"You Don’t Control The Admission Process Into Ghana Law School" - AG Replies Parliament
On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, law students who had been rejected by the General Legal Council (GLC) took to the streets to protest the council's discriminatory treatment. According to reports, the GLC turned down 499 applicants because they failed the entrance exam.
It's Too Early To Call Chief Justice To Step Aside- Renowned Lecturer
A Senior Lecturer and Senior Research fellow of the Kumasi Technical University, Dr. Smart Sarpong has opined that it is prematurely for Chief Justice to step aside temporarily. This follows after a Lawyer with long standing Akwasi Afrifa leveled bribery allegation against the current Chief Justice, Akwasi Anin Yeboah.
Paul Adom Octchere Sends Simple Message To Minority In Parliament Over Motion To Remove Godfred Dame
It was an interesting day in Parliament today as the Minority filed a motion to have Godfred Dame removed as Attorney General. Over the past few months, questions have been raised as to why 499 law school entrants were denied admission with the excuse that they had failed despite gaining the pass mark.
Grant admission to all the 499 law students. Attorney General to the General Legal Council (GLC)
On Friday, October 29,2021,members of Parliament by a unanimous resolution, directed the General Legal Council, a statutory body responsible for the regulation of legal education in Ghana, to admit all 499 LLB students unfairly denied admission to the Ghana School of Law in the 2021/2022 academic year.
GLC undertaking for School of Law entrance exams up-and-comers flash shock
Yet again the General Legal Council, is in the information over the organization of selection tests for imminent understudies of the Ghana School of Law. In front of the current year's selection test, the GLC which is the body liable for entrance into the Ghana School of Law is said to have requested that imminent understudies sign an endeavor.
I Agree With The NDC This Time And The General Legal Council Must Listen – Paul Adom Otchere
Yesterday the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress held a press conference to address certain issues. Dominant of them is the accusations that have been levelled against the Chief Justice, Anin Yeboah. It can be recalled that one lawyer Afrifa has accused the Chief Justice of taking bribe to the tune of $5 million.
Good News As AG Godfred Dame 'Orders' GLC To Admit The 499 Failed Law Students
What seemed to be a clash between Parliament and the Attorney General has been ended by a letter released by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Dame which tells the General Legal Council to admit the 499 students who were unfairly failed. This is the portion of the letter that suggested that the students are admitted.
499 aggrieved law students finally inducted into Ghana School of Law
The 499 regulation understudies who couldn't acquire entrance into the Ghana School of Law for purportedly bombing the placement tests have been drafted into the school.The instance of the understudies acquired public consideration and once again lighted requires a redesign of Ghana's lawful schooling system. The Attorney General in an ensuing assessment to the General Legal Council prompted that they be conceded.This was after a progression of understudy disturbances and partner gatherings which all finished in a responsibility by the General Legal Council to concede the understudies in January this year.
Trying to incriminate me in a $5 million bribery scandal involving CJ is ridiculous -Akoto Ampaw
Akoto Ampaw, a private legal practitioner, has denied his role in the $5 million bribery claim brought against Chief Justice Anin Yeboah by another lawyer, Akwasi Africa. Mr. Afrifa is currently facing disciplinary action after his client, Ogyeedom Obranu Kwesi Atta VI, requested assistance from the General Legal Council in recovering $75,000 from the lawyer.
Lawyer defends GHS5 million bribery claim against CJ by saying, "I've done nothing wrong."
Lawyer Akwasi Afrifa, who has accused Chief Justice Kwasi Anim Yeboah of bribery worth GHS 5 million, claims he has done nothing wrong. The Chief Justice had been accused by Akwesi Afrifa of requesting a $5 million payment from his client in order to sway the Supreme Court's ultimate decision in a dispute.
NUGS Petition Parliament Over Ghana School Of Law Exams Scores.
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has petition Parliament to order the General Legal Council (GLC) to provide raw scores of Ghana School of Law entrance exams for 2020 and 2021. According to the union, its checks show that the number of students who passed the 2021 examinations stands at 1,289 and not 790 as the General Legal Council’s new regulations make it.