Tag Archives: Independence of the Judiciary
Often, in discourses on radio shows, I hear the caution, “Be careful, the matter is before the court” or “Hold it, this might be sub judice” or the like…But I ask … what can or cannot be commented upon? Can we speak generally, but not specifically? Or is it the case that we cannot speak to the matter at all? By the way, if we can speak at all, what would be considered contemptuous? On the other hand, if we cannot speak to the matter, what is this whole theory of the power of the state emanating from the people as in “We the people…” Continue reading
I have watched with admiration the conduct and carriage of the judicial arm of the Republic of Ghana – especially the Supreme Court.
Like every other human institution, the judiciary definitely has its issues, but the candor and professionalism of that august establishment has given me pride, a sense of awe and reverence for the power of a people vested their legal system…Today, the court of Ghana showed teeth, sent shivers into everyone and especially the… Continue reading