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 Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah JSC

Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah JSC

Kwasi Anin-Yeboah JSC is a Ghanaian judge and the immediate past Chief Justice of Ghana.

1953

Early life and education
24 May 1953

Early life and education

Born in Toase, Ghana's Ashanti Region, Yeboah attended Apam and Amaniampong Secondary Schools before pursuing studies at the University of Ghana and the Ghana School of Law, where he earned his degree.

2002

Legal career in Ghana
26 June 2002

Legal career in Ghana

Justice Anin Yeboah, a former assistant state attorney in Koforidua, gained experience as a partner in Afisem Chambers and later became president of the Eastern Regional Bar. He served as a judge on the Court of Appeal and High Court in Ghana. He currently serves as the General Legal Council's Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee and Legal Aid Board.

2019

Appointment as chief justice
25 June 2019

Appointment as chief justice

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo appointed Justice Anin-Yeboah as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

2020

Election petition hearing
23 June 2020

Election petition hearing

The petitioner, John Dramani Mahama, the NDC presidential candidate, requested a rerun of the 2020 election. The case was denied by the Supreme Court, which was presided over by Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah.

John Mahama challenged the results of the election on the grounds that his opponent Nana Akufo-Addo and the other eight candidates fell short of the required constitutional threshold of 50%+1 votes to be recognized as the victor.

2023

International assignments
13 June 2023

International assignments

FIFA is the authority that oversees international soccer and is in charge of planning major competitions like the World Cup. It was founded in 1904, and 211 people are members of it.He held the following posts in the international sphere:

He progressed to join FIFA's adjudicatory chamber, and in May 2017, he was nominated to lead the disciplinary committee during the 67th FIFA Congress in Bahrain.[8] Chairman of the FIFA Ethics Committee, which is in charge of looking into any violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics

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