On November 3, 2017, the Supreme Court en banc heard a petition for a writ of prohibition filed by Charles Walker Brumskine, Harrison S. Karnwea, Presidential & Vice Presidential Candidates, all Representative Candidates of Liberty Party, and the Liberty Party.
Monthly Archive: November 2017
In accordance with Article 83(a) of the Constitution of Liberia (1986) which mandates that “Voting for the President, Vice President, members of the Senate and members of the House of Representatives shall be conducted throughout the Republic of Liberia on the second Tuesday in October of each election year,” the National Elections Commission (NEC
The Supreme Court of Liberia condemns, in the strongest terms, the attack on the home of Associate Justice Sie-A-Nyene Yuoh. On the evening of Sunday November 5, 2017, at about 9:00pm, some unknown persons began throwing large stones into the compound of the Associate Justice intending to cause harm to persons living within the compound as well as cause damage to properties.
The Justice presiding in Chambers of the Honorable Supreme Court of Liberia, Mr. Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh, has COMMANDED the Marshall of this Court to notify The National Elections Commission (NEC) and Members of the Board of Commissioners of the said Body, RESPONDENTS in the entitled cause of action, Charles Walker Brumskin, Harrison S. Karnwea, Presidential & Vice-Presidential Candidates, and all Representative Candidates of Liberty Party, and Liberty Party VERSUS The National Elections Commission (NEC), and The Board of Commissioners: PETITION FOR WRIT OF PROHIBITION, that they are to appear before the FULL BENCH of the Honorable Supreme Court on Thursday November 2, 2017 at the hour of 9:00 am, to show cause why the PETITIONERS’ PETITION as prayed for should not be granted: