President George Weah’s nominee to replace former Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh to the Supreme Court has accused the court of denying him justice when it suspended him for rendering a judgment in a case while serving as presiding judge of the Civil Law Court.
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.
Unity Party announced on Tuesday that it has suspended the membership of eight senators for failing to adhere to its position in voting for the impeachment of former Supreme Court associate justice, Kabineh Ja’neh.
The opposition Liberty Party has suspended the membership of Grand Bassa’s Senator Jonathan Kaipay for allegedly violating his oath to uphold the constitution of the country as a senator and violating the constitution of the party, which highlights respect for the rule of law.
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.
Members of the Liberian Senate are expected to vote today on the impeachment of Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh, after lawyers representing the interests of both the embattled justice of the Supreme Court and the House of Representatives ended their final argument into the trial on Thursday.
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.