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.
Former Associate Justice Philip Banks has called the legislature’s decision to impeach and try Justice Kabineh Ja’neh unconstitutional and added that it could be challenged in court.
After being expelled from the Sinoe County Legislative Caucus for breaking a “peace accord” signed in Bamako, Mali in June this year, Sen. Joseph Nagbe says he wants leaders of the county put aside their differences.
Barely 24 hours after Philip A. Z. Banks retired as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, President George Weah has nominated Sen. Joseph N. Nagbe of Sinoe as a replacement.
The Supreme Court on Thursday, November 7 ordered the National Elections Commission to proceed with the presidential runoff election between the Coalition for Democratic Change and Unity Party.
During its 56th plenary sitting on Tuesday, August 22, 39 out of the 73 members of the House of Representatives voted to abandon the resolution for a bill of impeachment against the justices.
Members of the House of Representatives have voted to reject the writ of prohibition issued by the Supreme Court against their impeachment proceedings over three justices of the court.