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Volta Region: CTS Management workshop held for JSIs

Volta Region: CTS Management workshop held for JSIs

A Case Tracking System (CTS) Change Management Workshop has been organized in Ho for the CTS frontline staff of Justice Sector Institutions (JSIs) within the Volta Region. The institutions include the Judicial Service, the Ghana Prison Service, the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice, Ghana Police Service and the Legal Aid Commission. […]

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Police investigations has led to wrongful charges against accused persons -Legal Aid Lawyer

Police investigations has led to wrongful charges against accused persons -Legal Aid Lawyer

An Assistant Legal Aid Officer, Sani Mamoud has indicated that many accused persons are serving remand sentences for wrong charges because there are insufficient prosecutors at the Attorney General’s office to investigate criminal cases. He argued that most of the investigations conducted by the police are incomplete leading to the wrongful imprisonments of accused. Speaking […]

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Investigative Journalist Mannaseh Azure pledges to expose police officers who subject people wrongly into custody

Investigative Journalist Mannaseh Azure pledges to expose police officers who subject people wrongly into custody

Investigative journalist, Mannaseh Azure Awuni has pledged to go after police officers and other players in the justice delivery chain who subject suspects into unlawful custody breaching their human rights. Mr. Awuni said the media has not been proactive in exposing personnel of the justice sector institutions who perpetrate such infractions. The award-winning journalist was […]

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Legislation on free legal service will ensure equal justice-Rule of Law Specialist

Legislation on free legal service will ensure equal justice-Rule of Law Specialist

A Rule of Law Specialist with the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), Enoch Jengre has suggested a legislation that will mandate lawyers to make available their services to poor citizens pro bono for a period every year. He said the legislation when put into force would enhance equal access to legal services regardless of ones social […]

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Be professional to win public confidence – Chief Justice

Be professional to win public confidence – Chief Justice

The Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah has urged members of the justice delivery chain to work to secure and protect the rights of individuals to win the confidence of the public. Though admitting the challenges the justice sector faces he encouraged the officials to put in more efforts to serve justice to the […]

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Let’s push for the use of the CTS-Citizens urged

Let’s push for the use of the CTS-Citizens urged

The Programmes Manager for the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Esther Ahulu has urged citizens to press for the use of the Case Tracking System by the police and other justice sector institutions. She said their demand for the use of the CTS would ensure high accountability and possibly, check infractions against their rights. Speaking […]

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Retool Legal Aid to improve their-Government told

Retool Legal Aid to improve their-Government told

A Rule of Law Specialist with the Legal Resources Centre, Enoch Jengre has entreated government to retool the Legal Aid Commission to enable it achieve its mandate of providing legal services, to the poor without hindrances. He said the resourcing of the Commission will enhance justice delivery in the country especially in the era of […]

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Justice sector institutions hail case tracking system

Justice sector institutions hail case tracking system

Justice Sector institutions have applauded the Case Tracking System (CTS) which is going to help ensure transparency in prosecuting criminal cases. A Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana, Justice Yonni Kulendi said the CTS would facilitate collaboration and coordination between the justice service institutions, enhance transparency and reduce the impact of corruption in the […]

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Police in Volta Region lauds introduction of CTS

Police in Volta Region lauds introduction of CTS

Police in the Volta Region have lauded the introduction of the Case Tracking System (CTS) in the justice delivery system of the country. They say it has eased their work. The Volta Regional Deputy Crime Officer, Superintendent Nelson Asamani praising the CTS said supervision of cases has become easy making their job more flexible. Speaking […]

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