Paul Jarvan, who served as public defender in Grand Bassa for more than a decade, has resigned his post.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Francis Korkpor has disclosed that the judiciary is facing serious financial challenges, which are hampering the court’s ability to function.
The resident judge of the Second Judicial Circuit Court has warned judicial actors against unethical behavior to extract money from citizens.
The Press Union of Liberia is calling for reforms in the Liberian constitution in order to enhance the independence of the judicial branch of government, following the impeachment of former Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh from the Supreme Court.
Senate Pro Tempore Albert Chie has requested that the Senate’s Committee on Judiciary investigate Bomi’s Sen. Sando Johnson for allegedly accusing senators of accepting bribe to impeach former associate justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
After the Liberian Senate voted on Friday to impeach Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh from the Supreme Court bench, President George Weah has appointed his replacement, Judge Yussif Kaba.
Chief Justice Francis Korkpor has denied prosecution lawyers’ application to cancel from records the testimony of the former Supreme Court justice, Philip Banks, in the ongoing impeachment trial of Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
On Tuesday, February 19, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor denied and dismissed a motion for him to recuse himself from presiding over the impeachment trial of Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh.