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Engagements are ongoing to allow ADR to deal with petty crimes-USAID/CTS partners

Engagements are ongoing to allow ADR to deal with petty crimes-USAID/CTS partners

Programmes Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Esther Ahulu has revealed ongoing engagements to strengthen the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) legislation to deal with petty crimes. She said the move is to prevent the imprisonment of poor and vulnerable persons in society because of their inability to pay court fines and the services […]

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Do not shield officials who abuse your right-Ghanaians urged

Do not shield officials who abuse your right-Ghanaians urged

The National Coordinator for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and an official of the Judicial Service, Alex Nartey has urged Ghanaians to report Justice Sector officials who use their office to abuse them because of their vulnerability. He said such officials continue to undertake their illegal acts because they are not taken on. Mr. Nartey was […]

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ADR cuts across the country-Expert explain accessibility of ADR services

ADR cuts across the country-Expert explain accessibility of ADR services

The programmes director of the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPTLS), Isaac Asare has indicated that it is lawful for any individual with a sound mind to mediate a dispute between two parties. He said this makes the resolution of disputes very cheap and easy as compared to the court system. According to […]

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ADR expert explains the benefits of mediation in dispute resolution

ADR expert explains the benefits of mediation in dispute resolution

An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) expert with the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPTLS), Isaac Asare has explained the benefits of using mediation in promoting peace and harmony in society. He said compared to the court system where a poor person cannot afford the services of a lawyer putting him at a disadvantage, […]

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Case Tracking System prevents delays in criminal justice-Rule of Law Specialist

Case Tracking System prevents delays in criminal justice-Rule of Law Specialist

A Rule of Law Specialist with the Legal Resources Centre, Enoch Jengre has said the Case Tracking System (CTS) would expedite the prosecution of criminal cases. Mr. Jengre reiterated that the CTS would address challenges of delays in criminal justice, which make the dispensation of justice questionable. He was speaking at a sensitization workshop on […]

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Opt for ADR to solve your differences without delay-ADR practitioner urges Ghanaians

Opt for ADR to solve your differences without delay-ADR practitioner urges Ghanaians

An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practitioner and the Programme Coordinator at the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPTLS), Isaac Asare has entreated the general public to resolve issues of civil nature through ADR as the mechanism is the easiest and fastest way of settling disputes. He said compared to the Courts where cases […]

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Include mediation when settling cases-ADR practitioner appeals to Chiefs

Include mediation when settling cases-ADR practitioner appeals to Chiefs

An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practitioner and Programs Director at the Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPLS), Isaac Asare has appealed to Chiefs and Traditional rulers to include mediation techniques when settling cases that come before them. Mr. Asare said though Chiefs employ the ADR method of arbitration, which is acceptable by law, […]

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Implement ADR Act to speed up justice delivery- ADR practitioner urges Government

Implement ADR Act to speed up justice delivery- ADR practitioner urges Government

An Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practitioner, Isaac Asare has entreated government to establish an autonomous National ADR Office, set out by law to help speed up justice delivery. Mr. Asare said the Centre when established will provide trained ADR personnel offering professional services running concurrently with the Court system to deal with Cases that otherwise […]

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CTS speeds up justice delivery-Rule of Law specialist

CTS speeds up justice delivery-Rule of Law specialist

A Rule of Law Specialist, Enoch Jengre has emphasized the need for effective utilization of the Case Tracking System (CTS) by Justice Sector Institutions to enhance justice delivery. Mr. Jengre said the CTS, which is technologically driven helps to coordinate activities involved in prosecuting cases faster and should therefore be put to good use. He […]

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Using Court connected ADR will help reduce load on Courts-Rule of Law Specialist

Using Court connected ADR will help reduce load on Courts-Rule of Law Specialist

A Rule of Law Specialist, Enoch Jengre has entreated the general public to accept to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism to lessen the burden of cases on the courts. He said the law courts are already being weighed down by cases that could rather be resolved through the various avenues of ADR including mediation. […]

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