Supreme Court News

Contempt of court: Kpessa Whyte cautioned and discharged by Supreme Court

When he appeared in court, the contemnor, an Associate Professor at the University of Ghana, initial...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing May 30-31, 2023

Particular cases up for consideration are civil motions, writs, civil appeals, and a criminal appeal...

Striking out of law on cannabis cultivation: AG's review application dismissed

In July last year, the ordinary bench of the Court struck out that portion of the Act as being made ...

As CJ Anin Yeboah retires; Some Cases in which he gave lead judgment

He will be remembered for his passionate role in ensuring and elevating the Independence of the Judi...

What constitutes "active party politics" by chiefs? : Check out Supreme Court reasoning

The plaintiff further sought a declaration that the endorsement of politicians by some chiefs during...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing May 23-25 2023

The particular cases up for consideration are civil motions, writs, civil appeals, and a criminal ap...

Pastor George Adjeman, others can use ‘Winners Chapel’ for their breakaway group- Supreme Court

In November 2020, the Court of Appeal among others, ordered the Registrar Generals Department to del...

Orders of the Supreme Court in Michael Ankomah Nimfah and James Gyakye Quayson

The apex court has endorsed the judgment of the Cape Coast High Court which restrained the MP from h...

Wife entitled to property settlement despite void marriage- SC tells Cameroonian-born, Canadian man

The apex court noted that having contributed to the acquisition of the properties, it is only fair a...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing May 17-18 2023

Cases up for consideration are civil motions, writs, and civil appeals...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing May 9-11 2023

Cases up for consideration are civil motions, civil appeals, chieftaincy appeals, and a writ...

Supreme Court dismisses suit against 'acting’ MMDCEs stay in office

Dafeamekpor, who filed the suit as a private citizen of Ghana, averred that President Akufo-Addo has...

Unibank case: Supreme Court gives receiver ' green light' to testify

Founder of defunct Unibank, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor is standing trial on 71 counts of fraudulent breach ...

Supreme Court case diary for May 3 2023

The particular cases up for consideration are writs, civil motions, civil appeals, and a criminal ap...

President Akufo Addo Nominates Justice Gertrude Torkornoo as Ghana's Next Chief Justice

Justice Torkornoo, who has been a member of the judiciary for nineteen years, currently serves on th...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing April 18-20, 2023

Cases up for consideration are civil motions, civil appeals, criminal appeals, and a chieftaincy app...

Justices Kingsley Koomson, Yaw Gaewu sworn-in as Justices of the Supreme Court

The two were approved last week after Members of Parliament voted at a plenary session....

Assin North case: Supreme Court will deal with issues appropriately - Court tells counsel

The court, presided over by Dotse(JSC) told counsel for the first defendant that it was on top of it...

Dotse (JSC) retires on June 8

Per the constitution, in article Article 145(4) the Chief Justice has the power to give retiring Jus...

Supreme Court case diary for April 5 2023

The particular cases up for consideration are civil motions, civil appeals, a writ, and a criminal a...

Supreme Court defers judgment on presidential spouses salary suit to May 3

They are seeking among others, a declaration that the recommendation for the payment of the salaries...

Justices Kingsley Koomson, Yaw Gaewu approved for Supreme Court

Already, two of the four nominees; Justices Ackah Yensu and Adibu have been sworn in and thus added ...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing March 28-29 2023

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

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing March 22-23, 2023

The particular cases up for consideration are civil motions and civil appeals...

SC upholds death sentence of man who abused, killed wife with acid

"The appellant has failed to mount a successful attack on the admissibility or content of Exhibit D....