Unibank has donated an amount of GH¢20,000  to support the College of Humanities and Legal Studies First College–Industry week activities.
 
The week activities which were held from 3rd– 9th March, 2018 on the theme “Linking Academia to Industry.”
 
The cheque was presented by Mr. Eugene Amoa, Cape Coast Branch Manager of Unibank,  and Mr. David Boakye, the Relationship Manager. The Branch Manager congratulated the provost for her initiative. He was of the opinion that the theme for the week celebration was appropriate and timely.

The UCC Faculty of Law placed second in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court qualifying Competition held at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) recently.

UCC was also adjudged the best in oral presentation and research documents for the competition.

The first National Symposium on Forensic and Investigative Sciences (NaSFIS 2017) will be held at the National Council for Tertiary Education Conference Centre on 20th December, 2017 under the theme “Peace, Security and Justice for National Development”. The maiden symposium, which is being organized by the Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Cape Coast, will bring together about 500 delegates from various government agencies, security services, academia and private sector to discuss advancements in the criminal investigation procedure from the crime scene to the court room.

The first Deputy Speaker, Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu, has expressed grave concern about the growing phenomenon of indiscipline among the Ghanaian populace despite several enactment of laws in the country. He decried the attitude of some drivers failure to observe road traffic regulations; public officials who indulged in corrupt practices;  politicians who engaged in acts of impunity;  security officials inability to enforce the laws; among many others, as some of the indiscipline in the country.

The first Deputy Speaker, Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu, has expressed grave concern about the growing phenomenon of indiscipline among the Ghanaian populace despite several enactment of laws in the country.

He decried the attitude of some drivers failure to observe road traffic regulations; public officials who indulged in corrupt practices;  politicians who engaged in acts of impunity;  security officials inability to enforce the laws; among many others, as some of the indiscipline in the country.

The UCC Sam Jonah Endowment Fund has presented a 33-seater Toyota Coaster bus to the Faculty of Law at a ceremony at the forecourt of the Main Administration Block. The gesture was in response to an appeal made by the Faculty for a bus to transport law students to observe both civil and criminal proceedings at various law courts to enable them to get practical knowledge of the Ghanaian legal system.

Quality Legal education is the bedrock for an effective and efficient judiciary, Chief Justice Mrs. Georgina Theodora Wood has declared. “Senior Ghanaian judges complain that the quality of legal education is suffering a nose-dive. Especially judges in the senior judiciary are not quite happy with the standards in our courts”. The Chief Justice was speaking at the 2017 African Law Schools Forum at the Coconut Grove Hotel, Elmina. The theme for the forum is “Decolonizing Legal Education In Africa”.

The Minister for Railway Development, Joe Ghartey has stated that government does not have money to embark on infrastructure development and will therefore invite private sector to help. This he said, must however be backed by a robust law to manage such investment by the private sector. The minister was speaking at the 4th Jurists’ Confab organised by the Faculty of Law of the College of Humanities and Legal Studies of the University.

Ace broadcaster, Manasseh Azure Awuni, has called on law students of the University of Cape Coast to strive for integrity in all their endeavours.

He challenged them to identify their purpose in life and live a purpose beyond themselves. That, he said, would make them live a life of integrity.

Mr. Azure made the call when he addressed law students at the Celt Auditorium 900.

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