Supreme Court News

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing November 15 - 16, 2022

According to Court sources, the particular cases up for consideration include writs, civil motions, ...

Supreme Court dismisses Abronye's 'double salary' suit against Haruna Iddrisu, 9 other MPs and former ministers

The applicant was seeking a declaration from the apex court relative to alleged double salaries take...

Senanu’s prayer for reduction of a 25-year jail sentence at the Supreme Court

In the company of Prison Wardens and with no legal representation, the convict was told by the pres...

Declare Tolon MP’s swearing-in unconstitutional – Brogya Genfi to Supreme Court

According to the writ filed on November 7, 2022, Brogya Genfi notes that Mr. Habib was not qualified...

Supreme Court quashes High Court’s ruling to allow Anas testify in-camera

In an application dated April 29, 2022, Mr. Nyantakyi described the High Court’s decision as ‘errone...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing November 8 - 10, 2022

According to Court sources, the particular cases up for consideration include writs, civil motions, ...

Quayson’s Certiorari, Prohibition against H.C: Counsel moves motion, ruling deferred to Nov 30

The court, presided over by Justice Jones Dotse took this decision after counsel for the MP, Tsatsu ...

Chieftaincy and active politics: LLB graduate drags AG to Supreme Court

According to the applicant, the letter and spirit of the above Article prevent chiefs from doing or ...

ENI withdraws motion for special leave to appeal against Court of Appeal ruling

The applicant took a cue from the bench following the court’s dismissal of the motion in July this y...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing November 1- 2, 2022

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

NPP MP goes to Supreme Court over speaker’s ruling on Adwoa safo

On Wednesday, October 26, a day after Parliament reconvened, the Speaker made a ruling in which he a...

EC suit against Oliver Vormawor, CJ, others: Supreme Court adjourns sine die

In January this year, the group, #FixTheCountry Movement submitted a petition signed by the convener...

Requirement of Part 3 of CAP 127: Many women remain unmarried – Ampomah tells SC

According to him, if such a person renounces his Christian faith in favor of Islam and becomes eligi...

AG responds to Ampomah’s ‘Allow me to marry more women’ suit

The AG additionally submits that the plaintiff’s assertion that monogamous nature Christian Marriage...

Victims of Ejura incident petition Parliament over Justice Koomson’s confirmation to Supreme Court

Justice Koomson, a Supreme Court nominee, who appeared before Parliaments Appointments Committee on ...

I will not say the Supreme Court is being packed - SC nominee

Responding to a question during his vetting by Parliament's Appointments Committee, he said, conside...

House of Chiefs needs permanent Judges for speedy cases – Supreme Court nominee

Having practiced before the Volta Regional House of Chiefs for years, he noted that this would bette...

SC nominee touts the role of E-Justice in building investor confidence

According to him, the E-Justice and the E-Service have ensured the electronic filing of processes an...

Abronye ‘double-salaried’ MPs suit adjourned to Nov 9

It is the case of Abronye that those ministers and deputy ministers who also were serving as MPs at ...

Allow me to marry more women – Ampomah tells Supreme Court

In Ghana, marriage under the ordinance is governed by the Marriages Act(Cap 127) and is the only, st...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing October 18- 20, 2022

According to Court sources, the particular cases up for consideration include writs, civil motions, ...

Equitable distribution of marital property not cast in stone – SC affirms in Adjei v Adjei

This was the court's decision in an appeal filed by Gifty Esinam Adjei in a divorce petition seeking...

Supreme Court nominees to face Parliament’s Appointment Committee on Oct 18, 19

In July this year, His Excellency the President, nominated Justices Barbara Frances Ackah-Yensu, Geo...

Group sues NCA over punitive actions against unregistered SIM holders

Per a letter dated September 4, 2022, the NCA announced some punitive measures to be meted out to SI...

Secretly recording a telephone conversation with others is a breach of their right to privacy, unconstitutional, inadmissible - Supreme Court

"To allow such deliberate violation of rights would encourage litigants to sidestep the rules of evi...