Liberia: Former Chief Justice Gloria Scott Named Law Day Keynote Speaker


Monrovia – The Liberia National Bar Association has chosen former Chief Justice Gloria Musu Scott as its keynote speaker for this year Law Day celebration.

Kennedy L. Yangian  [email protected],com

The former Chief Justice will speak to the cross-section of the lawyers on Friday, May 3, on the topic, “Implementation of the 2014 Code of Conduct Act implementation and challenges”.

 Cllr. Bobby Livington Secretary General of the Liberian National Bar Association told this paper that Friday’s celebration of the International Law Day which is dictated by the Bar’s Constitution will be celebrated with a parade by lawyers starting from the Law Library on Ashmun Street and ends at the Temple of Justice  where an indoor program will be held  in celebration of the day.

“This Law Day celebration will be marked by the honoring of some of our long-time legal practitioners who have practiced from 25 years and above and have reached the threshold in the legal profession,” Livingstone added.

Those named by the LNBA Secretary to be honored on Friday are, former Chief Justice Henries Cooper, Cllr. Lavela Supuwood, Cllr. Richard Flomo among others.

Chief Justice Francis Korkpor and the three current Associate Justices of the Supreme Court are expected to take part in the celebration which will be the first law day celebration under the three-year term of Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe as head of the Bar.