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Walking the Line of Judicial Independence: The Case of Gambian Government and Moral Integrity

Nkemdilim Amelia Izuako


The article narrates what transpired after Justice Izuako gave a minority judgment in Gambia, rejecting the State’s argument and challenging its attempt to use the judiciary to stifle political opponents. The government retaliated by levelling charges of professional incompetence and misconduct against her,and terminating her services. Her 2005 dissenting judgment on the sedition case immediately follows.


sedition, gambia, judiciary, judicial independence

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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