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The arrival of e-Justice: LTA Commissioner Weeks and Chief Justice Francis S. Korkpor open one of the boxes of equipment intended to develop an electronic case management and information system for the Commercial Court.

LTA Equips Court with US$130K ICT Equipment

As part of plans to develop an electronic case management and information system for the judiciary, the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) yesterday presented several ICT hardware and software valued at US$130,000 to the Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice.

The equipment included computer servers, desktops and tablets, network switches and routers, enterprise scanners, printers and photocopiers, projectors and large screen LCD displays, wireless access points, operating software, anti-virus applications, and network fiber cables,.


Attorneys-At-Law begin the exam to qualify as Counselors- At-Law

56 Attorneys-At-Law Sit Bar Exams

Fifty six Attorneys-at-Law yesterday began a four-day Supreme Court Bar Exam in Monrovia.

Successful candidates will qualify to practice as Counselors-at-Law in the country.

According to Cllr. Oswald Tweh, chairperson of the National Board of Examiners (NBE), each candidate paid US$1,200 for the examination.

Tweh said the fee covered feeding, stationery and other resource materials. Previous examination fees were between US$800 and US$900.

He said the NBE in consultation with the Supreme Court set the fees for the examination.

Jones Described as ‘Outstanding Philanthropist’

Hundreds of residents in Chicken Farm Community, located in Jacob Town, Paynesville last week described the political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. Joseph Mills Jones, as an ‘outstanding philanthropist.’

Dr. Jones was honored by the residents based on his personal financial contribution of over one million Liberian dollars to support Ebola orphans in schools during the Ebola crisis and also fixing some major community roads in the area.

Currently, he resides in Marshall, Margibi County.

2 EAC Executives Held in Contempt

Judge Yamie Gbeisay yesterday held the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a senior vice president of Equity Assurance Company in contempt and subsequently jailed them for their repeated refusal to adhere to order.

Judge Gbeisay of Criminal Court ‘C’ issued the order for the CEO, only identified as Ukauwa, and his deputy Siaka Toure to pay over US$1,500 as insurance liability to Judge Emery Paye, now assigned in Nimba County as Resident Judge.

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