The Faculty of Law of Wisconsin International University College, Ghana is bracing to make a comeback in the next edition of the Ghana Law Challenge.
The Law Challenge is an annual competition between students from the various faculties of law in Ghanaian universities with the objective of instilling in the universities a competitive spirit while molding and enriching the competence of law students. The competition also seeks to raise awareness of the importance of law in the social, political, and economic progress of the country and bridge legal knowledge and its study to the ordinary Ghanaian.
The competition amongst others focuses on areas including the Law of Immovable Property, Constitutional Law, Law of Torts, Ghana Legal Systems, Law of Contract, and Criminal Law.
Three brilliant students of Wisconsin International University College will go to battle with the aim of winning the ultimate. The two lead/primary members of the Wisconsin team are Ebenezer Frimpong, Level 300, and Kelvin Amoako Level 200 with the third team member, who is an alternate being Kirsten Bennett Nii Adjei Larsey, also a Level 300 student.
Below are brief profiles of the three contestants:
Ebenezer Frimpong is a Level 300 student transitioning to Level 400 in the upcoming 2023/24 Academic year. He is a member of the Military Police (MP) unit of the Ghana Armed Forces by profession. His hobbies include teaching ordinary people to know and understand the law.
Ebenezer has a deep interest in Public International Law and hopes to work at the United Nations someday.
Kelvin Nana Yaw Aning Amoako
Kelvin Nana Yaw Aning Amoako is a Level 200 student transitioning to Level 300 in the upcoming 2023/24 Academic year. He is a 2020 graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He is currently the Organizing Secretary for the Law Students’ Union, and the Vice President of the Rotaract Club of WIUC for the 2023/24 service year. His hobbies include reading, swimming, listening to music, watching football, and playing video games.
Kelvin has a deep interest in Constitutional and Administrative law, and he aspires to be a practicing lawyer in Ghana, Sierra Leone, and the United Kingdom.
Kirsten Bennett Nii Adjei Larsey
Kirsten Bennett Nii Adjei Larsey is a Level 300 student transitioning to Level 400 in the 2023/24 Academic year. Kirsten has a deep interest in the intersection between, on the one hand, Artificial intelligence and technology, and the Law, on the other, and he aims to be the primus inter pares in the future in the field of technology and the law.
He envisions a future where he will spearhead groundbreaking advancements in legal technology that will revolutionize the legal landscape.
The competition is expected to be telecast on Joy News channel at the time to be communicated to the general public.
The university and the Faculty of Law wish to call for massive support for the candidates.