Category: 2017 Decisions

NATIONAL ELECTIONS COMMISSION V AMOS SIEH SIEBO-MOTION TO DISMISS-FINAL JUDGMENT 0

NATIONAL ELECTIONS COMMISSION V AMOS SIEH SIEBO-MOTION TO DISMISS-FINAL JUDGMENT

JUSTICE BANKS DELIVERED THE OPINION OF THE COURT

As part of its constitutional mandate specified in the 1986 Constitution, and pursuant to the statutory command stipulated in the Elections Law enacted by the Legislature, done on authority of and in compliance with Article 34() of the Constitution which mandated the Legislature to enact the Elections Law of Liberia for the governance and conduct of elections for public offices in Liberia, the National Elections Commission, movant/appellee herein, on July 2, 2017 commenced, as per prior notification, the nomination process for prospective candidates desirous of contesting the ensuing October 10, 2017 Presidential and General Elections. See Lib. Const. Art

Hon. Sando Johnson & Hon. S. Gayah Karmo vs. Unity Party & Edwin Snowe and NEC 0

Hon. Sando Johnson & Hon. S. Gayah Karmo vs. Unity Party & Edwin Snowe and NEC

This is a consolidated opinion in two election cases heard by this Court on August 23, 2017. The cases emanated from District #1 in Senjeh, Bomi County, Liberia. Even though the two cases were separately heard, this Court sua sponte, decided that they should be consolidated and one opinion be delivered in them instead of two separate opinions. Chapter 6, Section 6.3 of the Civil Procedure Law which vests in the courts the power to consolidate provides:

Philip Rambo Sayon Dacious et al vs. The 14th Episcopal District AME Church 0

Philip Rambo Sayon Dacious et al vs. The 14th Episcopal District AME Church

On February 27, 2014, the 14th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the appellee herein, by and thru its Bishop, Presiding Elders and Pastors, filed an action of ejectment before the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, Montserrado County, sitting in its March Term, A. D. 2014, against Mr. Philip Rambo Sayon, et. al., the appellants herein. The appellee prayed the trial court to oust the appellants out of a property claimed to belong to the African Methodist Episcopal Church and which was allegedly being claimed and occupied by the Co-appellant, Philip Rambo Sayon, along with the other Co-appellants.

Mornjay G. Pratt vs. Aaron  B. Milton 0

Mornjay G. Pratt vs. Aaron B. Milton

A writ of summons was issued out by His Honor J. Kennedy Peabody, Stipendiary Magistrate of the Monrovia City Court, Monserrado County, Temple of Justice, Monrovia, Liberia, against Milton and Richards, Inc. and all its tenants, appellees, occupying the building situated and lying on Carey Street, City of Monrovia, Montserrado County

Magna Diversified vs. Mandra Forestry Liberia 0

Magna Diversified vs. Mandra Forestry Liberia

On June 24, 2016, the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court, Montserrado County, sitting in its March Term A.D. 2016, rendered final judgment in favor of the movant/appellee, the Magna Diversified, Company and against the respondent/appellant, the Mandra Forestry Liberia, in an action of damages instituted by the movant/appellee. In its final judgment, the trial court ordered the respondent/appellant to pay the amount of US $2,000,000.00 (Two Million United States Dollars) as damages suffered by the movant/appellee. The respondent/appellant excepted thereto, announced an appeal and subsequently filed its bill of exceptions on July 2, 2016, which was approved by the trial judge.