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An Appraisal of Criminal Litigation in Nigeria With the New Provisions of the Nigeria Police Act, 2020

General IntroductionIn other to understand or comprehend the term “Criminal Litigation”, it may be expedient or necessary to appreciate or have an explicit knowledge of the terms “Criminal” and “Litigation” before delving into a wider definition of the criminal litigation.The adjective “Criminal” According to Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary 12th edition is referred to as anything having the quality or attribute of crime. Crime is another word for offence which in itself is...

AN APPRAISAL OF CRIMINAL LITIGATION IN NIGERIA (FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES)

This is book is premised on criminal litigation in Nigeria generally, the processes and the prerequisite information....

Crimes Against Humanity In Kenya’s Post -2007 Election Violence: A Jurisprudential Interpretation

Widespread economic disparities under Kenya’s post -independence constitution generated revolutionary pressures to transform authoritarian rule of sectional governance. Amid ethnic conflicts protesting President Kibaki’s 2007 re -election, mass atrocities were committed. A 2008 National Accord brokered power -sharing between Kibaki’s PNU and Prime Minister Odinga’s ODM. In 2010 the Government of National Unity promulgated a new constitution. Nonetheless, in exercise of its co...

Constitutional Interpretation of Statutes in the Republic of South Africa

The interpretation of statutes or to be more precise, the judicial understanding of the legal rules, deals with those rules and principles which are employed to construct the correct meaning of the legislative text to be applied in legal disputes. In laymen terms, interpretation is about making sense of the total relevant legislative scheme applicable to the situation at hand. Thus, this report will focus on the how the law should be interpreted under our new constitu...

Review of the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

A brief overview of the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

The Clean Power Plan and GHG Emissions

Climate change is, without a doubt, one of the most significant emerging issues globally. It is broader than global warming, which is basically the rise in average temperature, and only one indicator of broader changes also translating into extreme temperatures, drought, flooding, storms, rising sea levels, impacts on food production, and infectious diseases. There is, however, the consensus among climatologists that the temperature of the earth is rising at nearly twice the rate it was 50 ye...

Deed of Pledge of Share Certificates

 Deed of Pledge of Share Certificates   [NAME OF THE PLEDGOR]     - and -     THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF KOREA                 Dated [, 20[   ...

Law of Evidence

Law of Evidence 

LAW OF EVIDENCE

MEANING OF THE LAW OF EVIDENCEThe Law of Evidence is an aspect of procedural law which relates to proof of facts before the court, how facts may be proved, who may prove, and what facts may or may not be proved in a court of law.WHAT IS EVIDENCEThere are various definitions of evidence. But there is no universal definition of evidence. Each of the definitions is open to one criticism or the other and as such none of them attains the status of universal acceptance.Firstly, according to Taylor,...

DOCTRINE OF "RES GESTAE"

INTRODUCTIONRes gestae is an English doctrine of Latin origin statement that constitute part of res gestae are attributed a certain degree of reliability because they are contemporaneous, making them admissible by virtue of ‘the nature and strength’ of their connection with a particular event and their ability to explain it comprehensively. It is a doctrine with a notable’s significance In Nigeria evidence law in respect of admissibility of evidence in prove of relevant fact to fact in ...

NOTE ON THE LAW OF CONTRACT

Contract entails an agreement between two or more persons via consensus adi dem with the intention to create legal relations. This note covers the requisite knowledge needed for the law of contract and it is recommended for law students, researchers, project writers, etc.

COMPLETE AND COMPREHENSIVE COMPANY LAW NOTE

THIS CONTAINS A  COMPREHENSIVE AND COMPLETE COMPANY LAW NOTE, SUITABLE FOR LAW TEACHERS, LEGAL PRACTITIONERS, STUDENTS (BOTH AT UNDERGRADUATE AND LAW SCHOOL) AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. COURSE OUTLINE CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (CAC) FORMATION OF A COMPANY•  Taking instructions from the client.•  Preparation of the incorporation documents.•  Filing and Registration at the CAC.• Effect of Incorporation. ALIEN PARTICIPATION IN BUSINESS• Righ...