Supreme Court News

EC Chair suit against Barker-Vormawor, CJ adjourned sine die for panel reconstitution

When the case was called, lawyers for the Electoral Commission indicated to the seven-member panel t...

Suit filed to restrain parliament from probing Cecilia Dapaah case

He argues that the Speaker of Parliament or the House has no authority to direct the Attorney Genera...

IMANI files fresh suit against appointment of security heads; withdraws old one

As such, the plaintiffs have withdrawn the old, and the same struck off by the Supreme Court....

Suit on attempted suicide struck out as ‘moot’

A seven-member panel of the court dismissed the case due to a recent legislative change by Parliamen...

Only petroleum loans exceeding $30m should go before parliament-Supreme Court asserts

The court thus, per a unanimous decision, dismissed a suit by a private legal practitioner, which ch...

SC gives AG 7 days to file Statement of Case in IMANI suit against removal of security heads

Supreme Court Correspondent, Richard Osei Boateng reports that when the case was called on May 23, t...

AG debunks claims about Chief Justice in Opuni case

The AG notes that such publications are ‘laden with falsehood and contain an imputation that the com...

Supreme Court directs Ken Kuranchie to amend his reliefs in suit against former president Mahama

Mr. Kuranchie, who is a legal practitioner, is seeking, among others, a declaration that, upon a tru...

GHc10 m defamation suit: Barker-Vormawor goes to SC, wants Kan Dapaah to answer 17 questions

He believes that an order of the court in this regard would clarify the suit filed against him at th...

Anti-LGBTQI suits: Supreme Court directs Sky to amend suit, orders Speaker to refile affidavit

Earlier today, the panel presided over by Chief Justice, Gertrude Torkornoo granted a request by the...

How Supreme Court saved the Okyere family of Koforidua

James Okyere who is a son of the late Opanyin Kwaku Okyere, gifted the outhouse and the adjoining la...

Dual citizens can now occupy these public offices; Supreme Court significant inroad on citizenship

Specifically, the apex court held that sections 16(2)(a) and 16(2)(h)-(l) of the Act are unconstitut...

Payment of salary to spouses of President, Vice; Parliament exceeded its jurisdiction-Supreme Court

According to the apex court, these spouses do not fall under the category of public officers, thus f...

Judge prohibited for making marital property possession orders before judgment

Additionally, the five-member panel presided over by Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Gertrude Torkornoo,...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing March 27, 2024

The particular cases up for consideration include writs, civil appeals, and civil motions scheduled ...

Dafeamekpor suit: NDC accuses Supreme Court of bias over scheduling of political cases

The party has raised objections to the Chief Justice's decision to prioritize the hearing of a case ...

Supreme Court dismisses Dafeamekpor's injunction application; describes it as frivolous

The MP had averred that the president’s appointment and assignment of these appointees without the p...

Dafeamekpor goes to court; wants Akufo-Addo to be compelled to sign LGBTQI Bill

Further, he is seeking the court to compel the Speaker of Parliament to submit the bill to the presi...

Anti-LGBTQI Bill: We cannot restrain Parliament based on alleged omission-Supreme Court’s full reasoning

The Supreme Court affirmed that it is unable to injunct the proceedings of Parliament on the basis o...

Dafeamekpor sues Speaker; wants Parliament restrained from vetting, approving Ministers of state, deputies

He avers that the president’s appointment and assignment of these appointees without the prior appro...

Should all loans by GNPC go before Parliament?; Supreme Court to give judgment May 22

The seven (7) member panel, presided over by Chief Justice, Gertrude Torkornoo fixed this date after...

Be interested in cases you bring before us- CJ cautions MPs

The Chief Justice intimated that when this is not stopped, the court would be forced to impose costs...

Full Reasoning: Supreme Court dismisses Anas' motion for Certiorari against High Court judgment

Anas filed the suit in June 2018 on the claims of the tortious offense of libel, allegedly committed...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing March 13, 2024

Cases up for consideration include civil appeals, and civil motions scheduled for only a first sessi...

Removal, dismissal of IGP, CFO, DG Prisons Service by new governments unconstitutional - IMANI to SC

The plaintiffs, IMANI and Prof Kwesi Aning, argue that these Institutions are part of the public ser...