DEBATING SUICIDE ALL OVER AGAIN. BEYOND LEGALITY INTO THE REALMS OF MORALITY BY DONKOR SELIKEM TIMOTHY

The criminality of suicide is today a conventional opinioncommon to any active social media user within Ghana’s web-space. Each and every day when issues of suicide crop up on the web, a major part of the debate is not about its criminality rather about what moral justification we can accord to its criminalization. This question of whether an action is […]

CONSULE, CONSILIUM ET ACTUM (CONSULT, ADVICE AND ACT)- PART 2 by Kwame Adusei and Kwadjo Bediako

The previous part of this discussion (which can be accessed here) has sought to examine some provisions which confer upon some buffer institutions powers to limit the President in our present constitution. Recourse is taken to some specific phrases that are used in such provisions. With regards to the phrase “acting in accordance with the advice of” as used in […]

ARTICLE 266 AND ARTICLE 267 (5) OF THE 1992 CONSTITUTION; OMISSION OR FREEPASS FOR COMMUNITIES WITH FAMILY OWNERSHIP OF LAND By Winnie A Myers

The 1992 Constitution of Ghana as the supreme law of Ghanais the legal document that provides the basis for powers, duties and obligations of the organs of government and the citizenry. The supremacy of the Constitution means that its expressly laid down provisions cannot be overridden or obliterated without complying with the cumbersome procedures of […]

THE PREAMBLE OF THE 1992 CONSTITUTION, A SUGGESTION THAT GHANA IS A RELIGIOUS STATE? By Selikem Timothy Donkor

The recent political atmosphere in Ghana was clouded with a philosophical and constitutional issue about whether certain actions of the Akuffo Addo Government, impliedly postulates a picture of Ghana as a religious state, or otherwise. The debate this time around, did not have its ends in the microphones of radio stations, instead, it was settled […]

A Birthday Present for Emmanuel Yaw Benneh – International law; an appendix of western regional law? By Selikem Timothy Donkor

The issue of interest is paramount in any activity engaged in by any rational being. Thus, per the naturalistic theory of utility, a person acts so long as that act furthers his happiness or well-being. It then follows out rightly that per the utilitarian position, the birth and evolution of international law as an intentional […]