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Blame 1-yr law school course for mass failure – Law lecturer

Dr. Opoku Aduse

A law lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr. Opoku Adusei, has described as disappointing the fact that over 80% of students who sat for the final exams of the Ghana School of Law in May 2017 failed. He attributed the mass failure to a number of factors including the one-year Ghana School of Law programme which he said leaves ...

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Re-mark scripts, scrap Exams Board – Law students demand

Samuel Gyamfi, Ghana Law School SRC President

The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the Ghana School of Law, has called for the examination scripts of the Ghana Law School students to be re-marked following the revelation that over 80 percent of persons who wrote the May 2017 exams failed. The SRC had earlier called for the school’s Independent Examinations Board, which conducted the exams and was responsible ...

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Exam results are ready – Angry Law School students assured

The authorities at the Ghana School of Law have assured students at the school that their results from the two end-of-semester examinations of the 2017/2018 academic year will be released soon after being delayed for several months. According to the Director of Legal Education at the School, Kwesi Prempeh, management received the results from the Independent Exam Board which supervised ...

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Prof. Asare slams AG over ‘retrogressive’ Law School admission L.I.

Professor Kwaku Asare

A private legal practitioner, Professor Kwaku Asare, has criticized the Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, for directing that the controversial Legal Profession Regulations be withdrawn and re-laid in Parliament. Professor Kwaku Asare is the Ghanaian US-based lawyer whose suit got the Supreme Court to cancel the use of examinations and interviews as requirements for law school admissions. It is based on ...

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Amend Law school admission L.I. before relaying it – Kofi Bentil

Kofi Bentil

Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has called on the General Legal Council to rework the controversial Legal Profession Regulations, and re-submit same to parliament. His comment comes on the back of a call by the Attorney General, Gloria Afua Akuffo, for the Legal Profession Regulations to be withdrawn from Parliament and re-laid due to a procedural ...

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Nana Addo petitioned over LI for law school admissions

The Association of Law Students has petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo to cause the withdrawal of the controversial Legal Profession Regulations 2017 from Parliament. The Association wants the President to impress on Members of Parliament to vote against the regulation. The General Legal Council laid the Regulations in Parliament in mid-December 2017, in response to a Supreme Court order for a clear ...

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Expand Ghana Law School to admit more qualified students – Group

A group calling itself Concerned Law Students, have asked the government to find ways of expanding the Ghana Law School to admit more qualified candidates. According to the leader of the group, Ken Addor Donkor, qualified students gaining admission to the Laws School has nothing to do with interviews and examinations, but rather unavailability of space to absorb all the qualified ...

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Students petition parliament to stop LI for law school admissions

A group calling itself the concerned law students, has submitted a petition to Parliament against a new Legal Instrument (LI) by the General Legal Council (GLC), which is proposing new regulations for admissions and professional law courses in Ghana. The group has described the LI as a deliberate and unreasonable effort by the Council to frustrate their attempts to gain ...

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Failed law students threaten court action

A group calling itself the Concerned LLB Graduates, has threatened to sue the General Legal Council for contempt of court, for using the recently taken entrance exams and interview to deny over seven hundred students who failed access to the Ghana Law School. Prior to the examination, the students had petitioned the Council over a ruling by the Supreme Court ...

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797 failed law students demand answers from Legal Council

Some law students who failed their entrance examination taken in July, are crying foul and demanding an explanation from the General Legal Council. 797 students failed the entrance exam, which was contentious, to begin with. Prior to the examination, the students had petitioned the Council over a ruling by the Supreme Court which declared the examination and interview requirements as ...

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