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Justice Korkpor describes Jury Program as cardinal

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Chief Justice, Francis Korkpor
Chief Justice, Francis Korkpor

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Chief Justice, Francis Korkpor, says the Jury Program is an important component of the Judicial System.

Justice Korkpor said the Supreme Court attaches great importance to the Jury Program to enhance effective performance of judicial officials.

Chief Justice Korkpor made the statement over the week-end at the close of the Sixth Orientation exercise for prospective jurors for the 2016 November Term of Courts.

He reminded the prospective jurors of their civic duty as citizens and the important role they play as ordinary citizens in the dispensation of Justice.

For his part, Associate Justice, Kabineh Janeh, expressed satisfaction over the significant improvement in the country’s jury system.

The Office of Jury Management within the Judiciary was established through an amendment of Chapter 22, Section 23.1.1 of the Civil Procedure Law of Liberia.

 

 


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