Supreme Court News

Supreme Court’s reasoning in striking out minister's power to issue licences for cannabis cultivation

In its full judgment, the court per a majority opinion by Kulendi JSC and supported by Dotse JSC, Do...

Supreme Court adjourns James Quayson's injunction case sine die

The plaintiff, Michale Ankomah-Nimfah is seeking among others a declaration that upon a true and pro...

'File your response within 10 days' - SC to James Quayson on application against High Court

The High Court had on July 20, 2022, adjourned the criminal proceedings involving the injuncted Assi...

ENI’s motion for special leave to appeal against Court of Appeal ruling dismissed

In June this year, the Supreme Court dismissed a motion by ENI Exploration and Production Ltd and Vi...

Suit challenging use of CJ's name on writ of summons dismissed

The lawyer argued that both the letter and spirit of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana are breached by ...

Supreme Court refuses James Quayson's motion for review of ruling against Court of Appeal

Also, Mr. Tsikata indicated the fact that the issue pending is a relevant factor in respect of the r...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing July 26-29, 2022

According to Court sources, the particular cases up for consideration relates to writs, civil motion...

President nominates four judges for appointment to Supreme Court

The nominees are three justices from the Court of Appeal and the High Court....

Property ‘purportedly acquired by husband’, in the name of wife: SC declares woman owner

"Judging by the posture and conduct of the Plaintiff, what is more likely is that the indenture (Exh...

Strike out portions of Sections 13, 172, and 177 of the Companies Act – Lawyer sues AG at Supreme Court

An order deleting, expunging, or striking out the said subsection sections from the said Act on grou...

Breach of promise to marry: Supreme Court grants woman properties of her toil

"As the facts of this case show, there is sufficient evidence on record that the plaintiff, on a bal...

List my injunction case before you rise for legal vacation – James Gyakye Quayson prays Supreme Court

"In view of the obvious urgency of this case, particularly its significance for the representation i...

Supreme Court defers ruling on James Quayson's review application against Court of Appeal decision to July 27

On March 9, 2022, the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed an application by the injuncted MP which s...

E-levy suit: Supreme Court directs parties to file memorandum of issues in 14 days

The Minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu, and two other Minority MPs, Mahama Ayariga and Samuel Okudzeto ...

Supreme Court grants James Quayson leave to file arguments in support of motion to strike out injunction suit

The plaintiff, Michale Ankomah-Nimfah is seeking among others a declaration that upon a true and pro...

An ' officious' by-stander cannot commit a party for contempt - Supreme Court rules

The group invoked the jurisdiction of the apex court citing the GRA Commissioner General and the Gha...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing July 12-13, 2022

According to Court sources, the particular cases up for consideration relates to writs, civil motion...

Pendency of a matter before court does not preclude GLC DC from hearing: SC throws out Kwasi Afrifa

"The respondents are not acting in contempt of court. The application, therefore, is dismissed. Ther...

Supreme Court case diary for week commencing July 5-7, 2022

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

Abronye’s Presidential spouse salary case: Supreme Court adjourns to November 9 for judgment

The applicant is seeking a declaration that the decision to pay emoluments to spouses of the Preside...

Supreme Court defers judgment on suit against use of CJ's name on writs of summons

The lawyer argues that both the letter and spirit of the 1992 constitution of Ghana are breached by ...

Two cases to look out for this week at the Supreme Court

James Marshall Belieb on September 17, 2021, filed at the apex court a suit to challenge the long-st...

Supreme Court case diary for June 29, 2022

The cases up for consideration are writs and civil appeals, thus invoking the Original Jurisdiction ...

Supreme Court to give judgment on Dafeamekpor, 2 others suit on Presidential Spouse Salaries today

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

Supreme Court denies Ato Essien special leave to appeal Court of Appeal ruling

State Prosecutors have accused the founder of the bank, William Ato Essien, of causing the insolvenc...