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Theodore Kwami Adzoe

Ghanaian Judge

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Theodore Kwami Adzoe was a Ghanaian judge. From 1952 to 1957, he had his primary education at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Primary School at Taviefe in the Volta Region of Ghana(Gold Coast). He then attended the E. P. Middle School, also at Taviefe for his middle school education.

He then proceeded to the Peki Secondary School for his GCE Ordinary Level examinations in 1965 and Mfantsipim School in the Central Region for his GCE Advanced Level in 1967.

Theodore Kwami Adzoe attended the University of Ghana and obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree, and completed his professional legal training at the Ghana School of Law in Accra.

He was then called to the bar in 1973 and worked as a private legal practitioner for twenty-seven years. On 26th July 2000, he was appointed a Supreme Court Judge and sworn in by Jerry Rawlings on 28 November 2000. He held this position until his retirement on 31 October 2008.

Theodore Kwami Adzoe was part of the judges who sat on Tsatsu Tsikata's case challenging the constitutionality of the Fast Track Courts that were set up by the Kufuor government as well as tried him for causing financial loss to the state.

Joana Abla Adzoe, wife of Theodore Adzoe in April 2006 filed a case at the Supreme Court against the Chief Justice of Ghana and the Attorney General of Ghana as a citizen of Ghana, asking that the court declare that the Judicial Council of Ghana acted against the provisions of the 1992 Ghanaian Constitution in dismissing her husband on medical rounds.