Opinion: Way forward for legal education reform in Ghana

Opinion: Way forward for legal education reform in Ghana
Source: Prof. S. Kwaku Asare
Date: 05-11-2019 Time: 07:11:14:pm

Ghana's Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo recently declared, amidst applause, that as long as she has something to do with it, she will not allow the “mass production” of lawyers in the country.

She justified her call by referring to the model used by the medical profession and misconduct by some lawyers that could not be contemplated in the 1960s.

She further added that “any attempt to allow the production of lawyers without efficient control, checks and balances will be rejected irrespective of who is advocating it.”

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