Law Concerning Abortions in Ghana

Abortions in Ghana A person who causes an abortion by any means (including a female who permits it to be done to her) commits an offence and (if convicted) may be jailed for up to 5 years. Some abortions are permitted if done by a registered OB/GYN in an approved medical centre. Permitted abortions may be carried out… Read More »

Becoming A Lawyer In Ghana

A student guide to becoming a lawyer in Ghana In Ghana, you are called to the Bar as both a barrister and a solicitor. Practising as a lawyer primarily involves advising and representing individuals and institutions in pursuing and defending their legal rights. Being in the Bar can provide a challenging yet exciting and fulfilling experience. The Bar… Read More »

Marriage - As Defined by the Constitution of Ghana

What is marriage? Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws source: What are the types of valid marriage recognized by the Ghanaian law? There are three types of… Read More »

Fordham - Ghana Summer Law Program

Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2016 Fordham - Ghana Summer Law Program, to be held in Accra, Ghana, May 21 - June 5, 2016. Building on our long and successful history of partnership with Ghanaian legal institutions, this exciting program offers students the opportunity to study international and comparative law, while witnessing the path of… Read More »