Liberia's Justice Ministry Planned Training Program For Attorneys

The Inquirer
Monrovia, Liberia

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The Perspective
Atlanta, Georgia

Posted January 9, 2004

Justice Minister Cllr. Kabineh M. Ja’neh says the Ministry of Justice will shortly organize a training program for County Attorneys and City Solicitors who are trainable.

Minister Ja’neh made the remarks yesterday during an acquaintance meeting with County Attorneys and City Solicitors from around the country.

He said the training of County Attorneys and City Solicitors is one of his major priorities as Minister of Justice, but maintain that it will be done on the basis of only those that are trainable.

Minister Ja’neh furthered that the Ministry of Justice will focus on those things that will help bring about judicial reform and make the dispensation of justice a reality.

He noted that after 14 years of brutal civil conflict, Liberia will like to see a justice system in place that will bring about transparency, through that he stressed, Liberian can be assured of genuine reconciliation.

The Attorney General who is the Dean of the Bar of the Honorable Supreme Court of Liberia pointed out that his administration will not permit any appointment outside of the Ministry of Justice as done in the past.

He further made it clear that one of the fundamental principles in laws is the Due Process, and as such anyone who by their own negligent will violate the rights of individual(s) will be made to give an account.

He called on the county attorneys and city solicitors to coordinate better working relationship and work as a team.
The County Attorneys and City Solicitors on their part thanks the Minister for the meeting and promise they will work with the Minister in achieving his goal as Minister of Justice.

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