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Clerks, Judges, Get Enhancement Training

A human rights organization Prison Fellowship of Liberia and the James A.A Pierre have engaged in building the capacity of clerk , judges and other staff of the judiciary branch of Liberia .The initiative is part of the two entities effort to boost the Liberian Government effort to manager the various courts record effectively.

Speaking over the weekend, and during the opening of a weeklong training in Bomi county , the head of the Prison fellowship Liberia Rev. Francis Kollie said the training is intended to help Clerks, including those who are reasonable for the management of the various courts across Liberia .

According to Rev. Kollie, Prison Fellowship of Liberia and James A.A Pierre are conducting the training in the first round of chapter project that included Montserrado, Bomi, Gbapoluand Grand Cape Mount Counties to build the capacity of Clerks, and judges within their respective counties .

The human right advocate disclosed that the project is a joint efforts with the Prison Fellowship and the local government officials of the Ministry of Justice with support from the open society initiative for West Africa, the judicial Training institute and the supreme court of Liberia.

He further narrated that the training of those within the justice system will ensure that the record system of the various courts is measurable in line legal process .He also disclosed that during the period when the United Nations mission in Liberia UNMIL were in the country, the record system were in order and those measures were in place as well as the rights of those within the prison.

Rev. Kollie urged the clerks and judges and those reasonable for record management in their respective courts who are undergoing the training to take the training important so that they can help in building a vital legal system.

Also speaking during the opening of the training was the Residence Judge of the circuit court located in Bomi County Cllr. William Sando said with such knowledge been acquire by those with in the justice system of chapter one that included Montserrado, Bomi, Gbapolu and Grand Cape Mount Counties is critical in the transformation of the legal system of Liberia. Cllr. Sando noted that with the record management the clerks will be in the position to work effectively in their respective areas of assignment.

PFL & James A.A Pierre led Initiative


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