Admit 50 LLB graduates who passed entrance exams

BY: Gloria Ofori-Boadu
• Mrs Georgina Wood — Chief Juctice

I humbly write this petition to you requesting your consideration and admission of the 50 LLB graduates who passed the latest entrance examinations to the Ghana School of Law but were declined admission after the interviews.  I humbly plead that the interviews are not considered as a means of disqualifying or eliminating the interviewees but as an opportunity to ascertain their additional training needs and strategies to ensure their continuing quality education at the professional legal education level.

It is my humble plea that the General Legal Council, with your legislative mandate for the organisation of and arrangements for legal education under s1 (a) and s13 of the Legal Profession Act, 1960 (Act 32), admit the law graduates, accordingly.

Low participation

With reference to  the Bar records, out of a total number of 5,835 lawyers called to the Ghana Bar from 1981 to October 2014, there are 1,319 females and 4,516 males.  My humble submission is that