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June 19, 2017 8:18 AM I WILL PROTECT SANCTITY OF JUDICIARY

The Chief Justice nominee, Sophia Akuffo, has indicated her commitment to protecting the Judiciary and ensure that that all Ghanaians, irrespective of their backgrounds, have access to quality justice. Appearing before the Appointments Committee of Parliament, Friday, she expressed her readiness to crack the whip on any judge or staff of the judiciary 23

June 18, 2017 1:10 PM Justice Akuffo Is Not Bringing Anything Dramatic

“…as I see she is not bringing anything dramatic she is going sing to the tune” says the National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC). Bernard Mornah was speaking to the vetting of Chief Justice-designate, Justice Sophia Akuffo. Justice Akuffo was on Friday subjected to almost six hours of gruelling vetting in parliament. One of the questions 18

June 17, 2017 4:50 PM Chief Justice nominee Sophia Akuffo defends contempt of court

Answering questions from the Appointments Committee of Parliament (ACP) Friday on the jailing of what has come to be known as the “Montie Three”, Ms Justice Akuffo said the Judiciary was the heart of any democratic institution and the day that was undermined, the country suffered at the end. “It is when the justice system breaks down that the nation 48

June 17, 2017 5:35 AM Maintain Ghana School of Law for practical training – Justice Akuffo

Justice Sophia Akuffo, the Chief Justice nominee, on Friday insisted that the Ghana School of Law is still relevant for professional training of lawyers in the country. “I’m not one of those who subscribe to the suggestion that Ghana School of Law being scrapped. What happens in the universities at the faculties of law is that they educate people academically 27

June 16, 2017 9:28 PM Judiciary to incorporate technology in dispensation of justice – Sophia Akuffo

Justice Sophia Abena Abroma Akuffo, the Chief Justice Nominee on Friday gave the assurance that upon her approval, she would use technology for dispensation of justice to reduce the duration of cases and the cost to litigating parties. She acknowledged the delays in the completion of cases and assured that she would work consciously to prevent delays 3

June 16, 2017 5:11 PM ‘Maintain Ghana School of Law for practical training’

Accra, June 16, GNA - Justice Sophia Akuffo, the Chief Justice nominee, on Friday insisted that the Ghana School of Law is still relevant for professional training of lawyers in the country. “I’m not one of those who subscribe to the suggestion that Ghana School of Law being scrapped. What happens in the universities at the faculties of law is that they educate 8

June 16, 2017 3:14 PM Judiciary will use technology for quality justice -Justice Sophia Akuffo

Accra, June 16, GNA - Justice Sophia Abena Abroma Akuffo, the Chief Justice Nominee on Friday gave the assurance that upon her approval, she would use technology for dispensation of justice to reduce the duration of cases and the cost to litigating parties. She acknowledged the delays in the completion of cases and assured that she would work consciously 19

June 16, 2017 2:44 PM Mob justice is a result of perceived judiciary failure

"And wherever you see self-help it means that certain things have failed and if it’s within a civil realm, it has to do with some delay in case management and so on and so forth." Justice Akuffo clarified that perceived failure on the part of the judiciary "could be a misunderstanding of why a person was freed or there was a perception of what’s the point 15

June 16, 2017 2:30 PM Everything In Ghana Is 'Excessively Politicised' But Not The Judiciary – Sophia Akuffo

Although everything in Ghana is highly politicised, the country’s judiciary has been insulated from the politicisation, Chief Justice-designate, Sophia Akuffo, has asserted “…I’m not saying everything is political but everything is politicised excessively in this country,” she said, adding “I’m an example that it [the judiciary] is not [politicised] 4

June 16, 2017 11:31 AM Atuguba, Dotse spotted at Sophia Akuffo’s vetting [Photos]

Some Supreme Court Judges are present in Parliament at the vetting of the Chief of Justice nominee, Sophia Akuffo. The Judges include the acting Chief Justice, Justice William Atuguba, Justice Jones Dotse, and Sophia Adhyira. They attended the vetting in support of their colleague, who is being vetted by Parliaments Appointments Committee. If passed 97