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Ghana: Students march to demand legal education reforms

Hundreds of law students in Ghana on Monday staged a street protest in the capital Accra to demand reforms in legal education. The students want access to legal education widened in Ghana. It follows series of mass failures both for those seeking to enter the Ghana law school and those wishing to be called to the bar. Dubbed #OpenUpLegalEducation it is  part of series of efforts being made by Ghanaians to push for reforms in legal education system of Ghana. A spokesperson for the group, Nii Senpe Adokwei Cudjoe told…

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Ghana and it’s mass law school exams failures

The legal profession is a noble one for many around the world and yearly Ghanaians both young and old aspire to gain admission into the country’s school of law. Although various institutions run law programs, to become a lawyer and be able to practice, one needs to gain admission first into the Ghana School of Law. But it is not that easy. The Ghana School of Law is the only institution mandated to train lawyers. The school is the only one that provides training for law graduates in the Barrister…

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