“We have heard a call or proposal for the establishment of a Judicial Oversight Committee within the Legislature. We shall say more on this at the appropriate time, not in the too distant future,” said Chief Justice Korkpor. Liberia’s Minister of Justice has concurred with the Chief Justice, adding that the faith of the common man in the judicial system is shaky. He said although the call or proposal for the establishment of a “judicial oversight committee” within the legislature will undermine the doctrine of Separation of Powers enshrined in the Constitution, the judiciary must embark on self-cleansing. “There is a growing trend of lack of respect and adherence to the rule of law.
Source: Front Page Africa October 11, 2018 02:48 UTC