Several Attorneys-At-Law is pleading with the Supreme Court for dispensation to avoid sitting the High Court’s legal test.
The Court’s test is one of the preconditions for Attorneys-At-Law who applied to be admitted as Counselors-At-Law of the Supreme Court’s bar.
The lawyers’ request for help was confirmed by Chief Justice Francis Korkpor, during the just ended vetting proceeding for 124-candidates, who are seeking admission to the Supreme Court’s bar consistent with Chapter 17, Section 17.6 of the Judiciary Law of Liberia.
However, Chief Justice Korkpor has informed the lawyers that he and colleagues will meet and decide on their request saying there are conditions candidates much meet in order to benefit from the dispensation.
About 124 Attorneys-At-Law have reportedly met the legal requirement to be admitted as Counselors-At-Law of the Supreme Court’s bar consistent with Chapter 17, Section 17.6 of the Judiciary Law.
Some of the candidates are Atty. Laurence Bropleh, former Information Minister, Atty. Saifuah Gray, President of the National Oil Company, Atty. Pela Broke-Wilson, Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission and Atty. Karsor Zubah, Judge of the Monrovia Traffic Court.