Liberian Lawmakers Drop Impeachment Threat Against Justices
About three weeks ago, majority members of the country's House of Representatives agreed on a draft resolution to impeach three justices of the Supreme Court for their alleged misconduct on the enforcement of the code of conduct for public officials.
Members of the Liberian legislature.
FrontPageAfrica, 23 August 2017
In my thinking thoughts, I reflected on the recent melee between some members of the Legislature and the Supreme Court of Liberia whereby the former threatened three members of the… Read more »
Liberia: House Drops Impeachment Threat
New Dawn, 23 August 2017
Following several interventions from multiple fronts, including religious and traditional leaders, and the United Nations, the House of Representative has dropped impeachment… Read more »
Liberia: 'Justice Banks Violated Article 72'
Observer, 21 August 2017
The chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has accused Supreme Court Justice Philip A. Z. Banks of violating Article 72 (b) of the Constitution of Liberia, when he… Read more »
The legislature and supreme court have both summoned each other over plans by some legislators to impeach justices of the country's highest court. Read more »
Some lawmakers have accused three of the five justices of "gross violation of their oaths of office, breach of duty and exhibiting clear inability to perform". Read more »