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Comparative Criminal Justice

Ghana

  • Welcome to our Class Blog

    July 8, 2019 by

    “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” — Wendell Berry Please find here blog posts from each of the 12 students who are attending the seminar abroad in Ghana. You will get… Read more

  • ADR: A Compromising Battle between Common Law vs. Culture Law

    August 5, 2022 by

    Before the British colonized Ghana, it was divided into different ethnic groups or tribes all instilling their own customary laws. However, under British rule, the justice system changed, and they developed a common law for everyone to abide by. Although the different communities kept their own customary laws, such as “No fishing on Tuesdays” or… Read more

  • Ghanaian Lunch: A Different view of Table Etiquette

    August 5, 2022 by

    In any culture, there are many key elements, and food is one of them. Prior to departure the students and faculty on the trip had a chance to try some traditional Ghanaian foods. That alone made me excited to try the new foods. Our first lunch was hosted after the Round Table Discussion on Restorative… Read more

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