Tag Archives: Ghana School of Law

GLC considering licensing more law schools – Mahama Ayariga

The General Legal Council (GLC) may have plans to decentralise the training of lawyers according to the Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga. After a meeting on Tuesday with the General Legal Council and Attorney General’s office to consider the Legal Profession Regulations 2017 LI, Mr. Ayariga revealed that the Council said it had Bill to allow ...

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AG backs calls for probe into mass Law School failure

The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, has backed calls for an enquiry into the recent mass failure of students at the Bar exams. Her comments follow a 30-day ultimatum issued to the Independent Examination Board (IEB) by the SRC of the Ghana School of Law to re-mark the scripts of students who failed the exams. [contextly_sidebar id=”06asiWNR2uappFN5LCt3CYCNxNPbteHu”]Only 91 out of the ...

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Law students to petition Parliament, Legal Council over mass failure

Lenin Anane Adjei

The Student’s Representative Council [SRC] of the Ghana School of Law, will today [Thursday] present several petitions following the failure of over 80 percent of students in examinations taken in May 2017. Parliament and the General Legal Council will be among the recipients of the petitions according to an SRC Vice-President, Lenin Anane Adjei. [contextly_sidebar id=”HIXZMuYyXF2GckBhpJvxCvdZ216e3YtR”]”[Today] we are going to submit petitions ...

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Blame ‘stubborn’ General Legal Council for mass failure – Kofi Bentil

Kofi Bentil

Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has attributed the mass failure recorded at the Ghana School of Law to the failings of the General Legal Council. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Mr. Bentil said the exam failures were “the culmination of many years of indolence and abstinence,” from the General Legal Council. [contextly_sidebar id=”35pyZszFsTHgRe5z0PlqztaOrOuBDJKn”]The Student’s Representative Council ...

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Parliament must investigate mass Law School failure – Prof. Asare

Professor Kwaku Asare

A lawyer, Professor Kwaku Asare, has called on Parliament to summon the Director of Legal Education at the Ghana School of Law over the mass failure of the school’s graduating students in their final examination. [contextly_sidebar id=”KBj7o1xKuchNX58bBXMCRwsE86rY5N8C”]Results from the bar qualifying exam, released on Tuesday, showed that more than 80% of students who wrote the examination in May 2017 failed. ...

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Law School SRC angry after over 80% fail exams

The Student’s Representative Council [SRC] of the Ghana School of Law, has called for the school’s Independent Examinations Board to be scrapped, describing it as a threat to legal education in Ghana, after only 91 of the over 500 students passed the May exams in 2017. Protocol dictates that these students re-sit the exams, but the SRC has demanded that ...

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8 law students in Ghana get scholarship from Lebanese community

The Lebanese community in Ghana has awarded scholarships to eight entrants of the Ghana School of Law. This is a part of a scholarship programme that is being run by the community to promote Ghana’s development agenda through investments in the nation’s human resource base. At a ceremony to present the scholarships, the Lebanese Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Ali Halabi, ...

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Lebanese Community awards 15 law students with scholarships

The Lebanese Community in Ghana has set up a new scholarship scheme that supports 15 students who are beginning their professional course at the Ghana School of Law. The community is also supporting four others who are undertaking the Masters’ Programme at the Ghana Institute of Journalism. This is in addition to a scheme that supports some students who are ...

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Valencia bid for Manchester United’s Tom Cleverley

Valencia have made a bid to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, according to Sky Sports. The Spanish club have made a surprise move for the 25-year-old England international who has also been the subject of bids from Aston Villa and Hull City. United manager Louis van Gaal may be prepared to listen to offers for Cleverley, who has just ...

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Arsenal beaten by Monaco as Valencia win Emirates Cup

Arsenal were beaten 1-0 by Monaco as Valencia won the Emirates Cup. Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored the only goal of the game, converting a free header from the edge of the six-yard box just before half-time. The Gunners, who miss out on winning their home tournament for the first time in four years, felt they should have been awarded ...

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