Provides a high level introduction to the sources of law. Includes discussion of constitution, legislation, common law and equity, customary law etc
This note, using the provisions in Article 11(1) of the constitution, discusses the constitution as the supreme source of Ghanaian law
The Parliament of Ghana is recognized as a source of Ghanaian law in Article 11(1)(b) of the 1992 constitution.
Discusses four types of subsidiary legislation in Ghana. This type of legislation is recognized as law under article 11 of Ghana's constitution.
In article 11(1)(d) of the 1992 Constitution, the Existing Law is recognized as a source of Ghanaian law.
Discusses the common law in Ghana, customary law in Ghana, and Islamic law as a form of customary law
A discussion of civil procedure: how to initiate civil proceedings, high court rules, ...
Discusses the Judiciary in Ghana, jurisdiction, functions of the courts, removal of Justices of the Superior Courts (Articles 125, 126, 146)
This note specifically discusses the Supreme Court of Ghana in terms of composition and jurisdiction. (Aricles 128-133, Rule 54 of Supreme Court Rules)
This note discusses the Court of Appeal in Ghana in terms of composition and jurisdiction.
This note discusses the High Court of Ghana in terms of composition and jurisdiction.
This note serves as an introduction for the next three notes. Includes power of prosecution, ways of initiating criminal proceedings, key principles of the criminal procedure in Ghana.
This note is part of the broader note on criminal procedure in Ghana and discusses the various provisions concerning bail in Ghana
Trial is a central aspect of the criminal procedure. This note discusses the trial of criminal offences in Ghana. Includes arraignment, conduct of trials, types of trials, pleas and types,
As part of the criminal procedure, offenders must be punished. This note discusses imprisonment, death, fine, probation, reparation as forms of punishment.
This note, using the provisions in Article 19 of Ghana's constitution, discusses the rights accused persons have in a criminal trial
Not every time "let's go to court". Sometimes, legal disputes are settled out of court.