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Judge Clinton-Johnson Wants Power to Appoint Magistrates Taken from the Presidency

Judge Clinton-Johnson Wants Power to Appoint Magistrates Taken from the Presidency

The presiding judge of Criminal Court B, Ceaineh Clinton-Johnson, is calling for a change in the provision of the Judicial Law which gives the Executive Branch appointing powers over stipendiary magistrates.

In Landmark Case, Supreme Court Rules Dual Citizenship Not Illegal Unless Established Through Due Process

The Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled in favor of an American-based Liberian attorney, Alvin Teage Jalloh, in the landmark case Jalloh v. Republic of Liberia, in which the court interprets the constitutionality of Section 22.1 and 22.2 of the Alien and Nationality Law in favor of Jalloh, and against the Liberian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Press Union Wants Constitutional Reforms in Aftermath of Associate Justice’s Impeachment

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.

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