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Biography of Justice Anin-Yeboah, Ghana’s New Chief Justice


Justice Anin-Yeboah was born in May 1953 in Koforidua, Eastern region but comes from Toase in the Ashanti region. He attended Amaniampong Secondary school and Apam Secondary school and then moved to the University of Ghana to study law.

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Justice Anin-Yeboah graduated from the Ghana School of Law in 1981. His legal career includes serving as Justice of the Court of Appeal (2003-2008) and the High Court (2002 -2003) in Ghana.

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He has also provided his legal experience to football in his country, having served as Chairman of the Appeal Committee at the Ghana Football Association from 2004 to 2008.

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As a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana, he also serves as a part-time lecturer at the Ghana School of Law where he teaches Civil Procedure and Ghana Legal System.

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Justice Anin-Yeboah’s legal experience includes writing judgments in constitutional matters, civil and criminal cases. In May 2017, Yeboah was formally appointed Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee at the 67th FIFA Congress in Bahrain and was also the Chairman of FIFA’S Ethics Committee. He is also the current chairman of the legal aid board.

source: DennisLaw