There has been
arguments as to the existence of any form of Law in Africa before colonization
by some authors like Driberg, Holleman, Smith and hosts of other; who denied
the existence of African Philosophy of Law on the one part and others like
Elias, Idowu and some other African authors; who had favourably argued the
existence of African Philosophy of Law on the other part. This study intends to
support the view of African authors that there exists African Philosophy of Law
Can two walk unless they are agreed? Since Marriage is about
two people (the man and woman), who are of different background, opinion,
ideologies, vocation, etc. there is bound to be the presence of elements of
disagreement or disagreements between them, which may finally lead into an
action for divorce in Court.
An action for divorce been brought in court is not prone to
solutions through judicial process, but can be solved through other means aside
the normal court process. The...
Interpretation of statutes can be said to mean judicial review of legislative actions. The interpretation of statutes is embarked on by the judiciary and as such these constitutes or formulates a source of law. As a result of the foregoing, can we say that Judges make law? What is the ratio for the laws made by the Judges? How do Judges reach a verdict that becomes law? How do Judges reason? How are laws formulated by Judges become binding and on who? these are some of the questions this...
In assessing the critical legal studies movement, this paper takes a critical look at the ideology, the activities, heritage and ideology of the movement. The paper in reaching a reasonable analysis and assessment of the movement considered the pros and cons of the movement as postulated by learned writers in the field of Legal Theory, especially Robert Unger. In conclusion, the paper tried to apply the theory of the movement to modern time and recommended some reformation to allow the t...