Tag archive for ‘Sierra Leone Bar Association’
Rashid Dumbuya Esq.
By On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Looking beyond The Sierra Leone Law School Examination Malpractice Saga

 By Rashid Dumbuya* Esq. Just recently, I heard and read a shocking public notice alleged to have been released by the Council of Legal Education, the governing authority for the conduct of legal education More...

Rashid Dumbuya
By On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Is it possible for the Sierra Leone Bar Association to have standing before the African Commission…

 IS IT POSSIBLE FOR THE SIERRA LEONE BAR ASSOCIATION TO HAVE STANDING BEFORE THE AFRICAN COMMISSION AND THE AFRICAN COURT ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS DESPITE IT NOT BEING A PARTY TO THE STATUTES ESTABLISHING More...

Rashid Dumbuya
By On Monday, January 13th, 2014

Sierra Leone:- Is a radical and transformative judiciary an obstacle to democracy and the rule of law?

 By: Rashid Dumbuya* In contemporary day democracies, a plethora of concerns have been raised in many quarters as to the powerful nature of the judiciary over the other arms of government in the state. Rashid More...

Rashid Dumbuya
By On Monday, January 6th, 2014

How I wished I was a Judge in Sierra Leone

 By: Rashid Dumbuya* It is beyond contention that all of the egregious human rights violations that are being committed against members of the press and media houses in Sierra Leone are due largely to the fact More...

Rashid Dumbuya
By On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The Sierra Leone Bar Association Must rise up to the occasion and agitate for the repeal of the Public Order Act of 1965 Now!!!

 By: Rashid Dumbuya* Without prejudice to its contents, the press release from the Sierra Leone Bar Association dated 8th November 2013 is in my humble opinion overtly weak and nebulous. Rashid Dumbuya I hold More...

Juveniles in a police cell in a Sierra Leone, where women are being detained for owing debt .(Photo: Otto Bakano/IRIN)
By On Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Many Sierra Leonean women who are unable to repay small debts end up in prison for want of decent legal representation:-Advocaid

 FREETOWN, 11 October 2012 (IRIN) – Many Sierra Leonean women who are unable to repay small debts end up in prison for want of decent legal representation after their creditors report them to the police, More...

Blyden Jenkins-Johnston (President of The Sierra Leone Bar Association, 2012)
By On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

“The government should expedite the establishment and operation of a National Legal Aid Board”-Sierra Leone Bar Association

 By:  Poindexter Sama Membership of the Sierra Leone Bar Association in their last Annual General Meeting held at the Hill Valley Hotel has resolved, among other things, that government should expedite the More...