Chief Justice Francis S. Korkpor has lauded the United States government for its numerous and meaningful contributions to the Judiciary over the years.
He said United States assistance to the Judiciary has helped to build the capacity of the institution and further enhance its work.
Chief Justice Korkpor made the commendation at the Temple of Justice Thursday, when U.S. Ambassador Debra Malac paid him a courtesy call as she rounds up her tour of duty in Liberia.
In remarks earlier, Ambassador Malac expressed satisfaction over the working relationship existing between the Judiciary and the U.S. Embassy since she took up assignment in Liberia.
Malac assured the Judiciary of the U.S Government’s continued support to the institution in its strive to maintain independence and credibility.
In another development, the president of the Judicial Reporters Association, Fallah Matthews, has described the demise of the Director of Public Information at the Supreme Court, Singbe G. F. Johnson as “a great loss not only to the judiciary but also to the media community.”
Matthews was speaking in the office of Chief Justice Korkpor when he and some judicial reporters went to sympathize with the judiciary for the death of. Johnson.