A Justice of the Court docket of Attraction, Justice Sir Dennis Dominic Adjei is asking for courtroom proceedings to be televised to offer the general public correct happenings in courtroom.
This, in keeping with him, will give correct report which can eradicate allegations of bias, accusations and counter accusations in opposition to the courts.
In accordance Justice Sir Adjei, entry to justice and free movement of knowledge additionally consists of open courtroom telecast of courtroom proceedings.
Other than the 2012 and 2020 Presidential Election Petitions on the Supreme Court docket, no different courtroom circumstances have been televised on the screens for the general public to look at.
Talking on the 2022 Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Annual Lecture on the subject: “The Parameters and Affect of Proper to Data in Ghana, Justice Sir Dennis Adjei stated, entry to justice consists of “open justice.”
“Entry to justice consists of open justice which allows free movement of knowledge in courtroom proceedings by means of tv and different print and digital media to offer correct report of what transpires in courtroom to keep away from allegations of bias, accusations and counter accusations in opposition to the courts the place solely print journalists are allowed.
“The significance of entry to data can’t be overestimated. That is essential for the event of each democracy.
“In the present day, (Thursday, Could 5), I’ve proven the assorted means by which data could be accessed by varied people.
“These avenues should be explored to additional foster transparency and accountability from the leaders who we as a individuals have elected,” the courtroom of Attraction decide famous.