The honourable first deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joe Osei-Owusu, says the study and practice of law should instill a huge sense of loyalty to the law. According to him, this is a required trait in the study and practice of the legal profession.
He said legal education should have, as part of its content, courses and practices that deliver ethics and values that every law degree holder should hold dear and should willing and ready to die protecting.
Speaking at roll call ceremony of the Faculty of Law of UCC which saw the enrolment of sixty-three first year students, the honourable first deputy speaker of Parliament cautioned that one cannot suffer a breach of the law without consequences.
According to Hon. Osei-Owusu, the law should work in our daily lives as Ghanaians and advised students of law to be loyal to the oath.
The swearing-in of the first year students was done by His Lordship Justice George Koomson of the Commercial Court in Accra.
Some twenty-six level 400 and fifteen level 300 law students of the faculty who made it to the Dean’s list, were also awarded at the ceremony with the Summa Cum Laude and Magna Cum Laude tracks.
In attendance were the Dean of Faculty of Law, Mr. Kujo E. McDave and the Vice Dean, Mr. K. Owusu Agyeman, who presented the awards. Also present were Prof Francis E. Amoquandoh, who chaired the ceremony, the Registrar, Mr. Kofi Nyan, staff and members of the Faculty of Law and visiting Law Deans.
Source: ATL FM NEWS