2017 SUPREME COURT OF LIBERIA DECISIONS


Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF IN THE HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM,  A. D. 2017.   BEFORE HIS HONOR:   FRANCIS S. KORKPOR, SR…………………CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:   KABINEH M. JA’NEH …………………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: JAMESETTA H. WOLOKOLIE………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:   PHILIP A.Z. BANKS, III……..…………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: SIE-A-NYENE G. YUOH…………..…..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE                                                                                                             The National Elections Commission (NEC), represented  ) by and through its Chairman, Cllr. Jerome G. Kokoya       ) and all Officers of NEC, all of the City of Monrovia,           ) Montserrado County, Republic of Liberia……..Movant    )                                                                                                             ) VERSUS                                                         ) Motion to Dismiss ) Appeal Amos Sieh …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION IN THE HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM, A.D. 2017 BEFORE HIS HONOR:         FRANCIS S. KORKPOR, SR…………….……..CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:         KABINEH M. JA’NEH.……………….…….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR:       JAMESETTA H. WOLOKOLIE…………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:         PHILIP A.Z. BANKS, III.…………..………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR:       SIE-A-NYENE G. YUOH.………………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Hon. Sando D. Johnson, Senator, Bomi County                           ) Republic of Liberia……………………….……..Appellant                      )                                      Versus                                                                   )  The Unity Party, represented by its National Chairman                   ) and all Officers and Hon. Edwin M. Snowe, Representative,          ) District #6, Montserrado County, Republic of Liberia                     ) ………………………………………………….………..Appellees            …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF Version IN THE HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA, SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM, A.D. 2017. BEFORE HIS HONOR:   FRANCIS S. KORKPOR, SR……………………..CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:   KABINEH M. JA’NEH …………………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: JAMESETTA H. WOLOKOLIE…………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:   PHILIP A.Z. BANKS, III……..………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: SIE-A-NYENE G. YUOH………………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Philip Rambo Sayon, Dacious Business                                 )    Enterprises represented by and thru                                       ) All officers, Ritter Pharmacy, represented                               )           By and thru its Owner, Manager, and all                                 …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF Version IN THE HONORABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA MARCH TERM, A.D. 2017 BEFORE HIS HONOR:  FRANCIS  S. KORKPOR, SR. ……………..…………..CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:  KABINEH  M. JA’NEH ……………………….……ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: JAMESETTA  H. WOLOKOLIE ……………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:  PHILIP A.Z. BANKS III …………………….……ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: SIE-A-NYENE YUOH ……………………………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE The Intestate Estate of the late Mary Deborah                 ) Carter Cooper Dixon by and thru its                                 ) Administratrix Cum Testamento Annexo,                          ) Mornjay G. Pratt, of the City of Monrovia,                         ) Liberia………………………………APPELLANT                )     APPEAL                          …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF Version   IN THE HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA, SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM, A.D. 2017. BEFORE HIS HONOR:   FRANCIS S. KORKPOR, SR………………………………CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:   KABINEH M. JA’NEH ………………..…………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: JAMESETTA H. WOLOKOLIE…………………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:   PHILIP A.Z. BANKS, III……..…………………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR:  SIE-A-NYENE G. YUOH……..……….……….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Magna Diversified Company by and through           ) its General Manager, Morley Kamara of the             ) City of Monrovia, Liberia……………….Movant          )                              Versus                                            )        Motion to …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF version here IN THE HONORABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM, A. D. 2017   BEFORE HIS HONOR: FRANCIS S. KORKPOR, SR………………….CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR: KABINEH M. JA’NEH………………….. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: JAMESETTA H. WOLOKOLIE…………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR: PHILIP A. Z. BANKS, III……………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR: SIE-A-NYENE G. YUOH…………………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE   Harrison S. Karnwea & Liberty Party………APPELLANTS    )  Appeal from the                                                                                                 )  Decision of the VERSUS                                                                                 )   National Elections The National Elections Commission (NEC), represented      )   Commission, by and thru its Chairman, Cllr. Jerome G. Korkorya, and      )   …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF version here IN THE HONORABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM, A.D. 2017 BEFORE HIS HONOR:  FRANCIS  S. KORKPOR, SR. …………………………..CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:  KABINEH  M. JA’NEH ……………………………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: JAMESETTA  H. WOLOKOLIE ………………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS HONOR:  PHILIP A.Z. BANKS, III …….…………………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR: SIE-A-NYENE  G. YUOH ………………………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE   Ambassador Jeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh, Vice Presidential ) Aspirant of the Alternative National Congress of Airfield      ) Shortcut, Tubman Boulevard, Sinkor, Montserrado County  ) Republic of Liberia……………………………………..…1ST APPELLANT ) ) AND                                                                          ) ) Alternative National Congress represented by its               ) Chairman, Mr. Lafayette Gould of the City of                    ) Paynesville, Montserrado …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF version here IN THE HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA SITTING IN ITS MARCH TERM, A.D. 2017 BEFORE HIS  HONOR:        FRANCIS S. KORKPOR, SR……………..……CHIEF JUSTICE BEFORE HIS  HONOR:        KABINEH M. JA’NEH.……………………..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR:       JAMESETTA H. WOLOKOLIE……………ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HIS   HONOR:      PHILIP A.Z. BANKS, III …………..……..ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BEFORE HER HONOR:       SIE-A-NYENE G. YUOH ………………….ASSOCIATE JUSTICE _________________________________________________________________________ Abu Bana Kamara, Assistant Minister for Administration,             ) Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Government             ) of the Republic of Liberia, of the City of Monrovia, Republic        ) of Liberia…………………………………..…………..Petitioner       )                             Versus                                                                  )      PETITION FOR A The National Elections Commission by & thru its                         ) WRIT OF PROHIBITION Chairman …
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF version here IN THE HONOURABLE SUPREME COURT OF REPUBLIC OF LIB ERIA SITTING IN ITS OCTOBER TERM, A. D. 2016 PETITION FOR DECLARATORY JUDGMENT Heard: July 18, 2016.                                                                                                      Decided: March 2, 2016 MR. JUSTICE JA’NEH DELIVERED THE OPINION OF THE COURT.    
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Caution: These electronic opinions may contain computer-generated errors or other deviations from the official printed opinion pamphlets. In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of an opinion, the print version controls. Download PDF version here IN THE HONORABLE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA SITTING IN ITS OCTOBER TERM, A.D. 2016 Heard: November 22 and December 5, 2016.                                                                 Decided: March 3, 2017. MR. JUSTICE BANKS DELIVERED THE OPINION OF THE COURT. The legal profession is one of the most profound professions. The way it operates, like the medical profession, for example, can determine the life or death of a citizenry. If it operates poorly, the nation and the people feel the repercussions. The slightest mistake a lawyer makes …
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