Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

ANALYSIS OF THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) IN COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

ABSTRACTThe crux of this essay was to study the practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Commercial Disputes and examined different ADR mechanisms and their strength and weaknesses. The study examined the workability and reality of these advantages and the disadvantages too in the world of commerce with a view to making appropriate recommendations. The research methodology adopted in this study is the library research method. The study relied on primary and secondary sources of i...

Divorce Proceedings Under The Matrimonial Causes Act Cap. M7. Lfn 2004 At The High Court In Nigeria; Precedents And Procedure

This article aims to guide a new wig and to arm him with the basic knowledge of interviewing, preparing and filing of a divorce process and as well as emphasis on the entire procedure including stage to stage guide in divorce proceedings in High Courts of Nigeria.VICTOR. U UZOCHUKWU LP.

Nigerian Law Of Taxation Key points

Contents LAW OF TAXATION I. 3 INTRODUCTION: LAW OF TAXATION.. 3 THE DEFINITION OF TAX. 4 STAKEHOLDERS OF TAXATION. 5 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. 6 OBJECTIVES/FUNCTIONS/IMPORTANCE OF TAXATION.. 6 PRINCIPLES OF TAXATION/FEATURES OF A GOOD TAX SYSTEM... 7 EVOLUTION OF THE NIGERIAN TAX SYSTEM AND ITS PECULIAR FEATURES. 8 FEATURES/DRAWBACKS OF THE NIGERIAN TAX LAW/SYSTEM... 10 THE TRIPARTITE FEATURE/PILLAR OF TAXATION. 10 SOURCES OF TAX LAWS. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK. 13 C...

Law Of Tort In Nigeria Summarized

Contents LAW OF TORT. 3 AIMS OF TORT LAW. 3 A BRIEF HISTORY OF TORT.. 3 TORT DISTINGUISHED FROM OTHER AREAS OF LAW. 4 THE ELEMENT IN TORTS. 5 ASSAULT.. 6 BATTERY.. 8 FALSE IMPRISONMENT. 9 OTHER ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE PHYSICAL OR PSYCHIATRIC HARM. 11 DEFENSES TO TRESPASS TO PERSON.. 12 INTERFERENCE WITH GOODS/CHATTEL. 12 CONVERSION.. 13 DETINUE. 14 TRESPASS TO CHATTEL PER SE.. 15 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRESPASS PER SE, DETINUE AND CONVERSION.. 15 DEFENSES TO ...

Law Of Succession Nigeria

LAW OF SUCCESSION NIGERIA (SUMMARIZED NOTE) Contents PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES (TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS). 1 LAW OF SUCCESSION.. 1 MEANING OF SUCCESSION. 1 SOURCES OF LAW OF SUCCESSION. 2 FORMS OF CUSTOMARY LAWS ON SUCCESSION AND INHERITANCE.. 2 DISTRIBUTION UNDER STATUTORY LAW. 10 WILLS AND CODICILS. 10 TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY. 21 EXECUTORS. 27 ALTERATIONS, INTERLINEATION AND OBLITERATION. 32  

Law Of Intellectual Property In Nigeria Summarized

LAW OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY I AND II Contents INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (COPYRIGHT LAW). 2 GENERAL INTRODUCTION.. 2 THEORIES UNDERLYING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. 2 HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT.. 2 ELIGIBLE WORK(S). 3 NON-ELIGIBLE WORKS. 7 IS THERE A STATUTORY DUTY TO KEEP A REGISTER OF WORKS?. 8 COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP. Section 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the act 8 ACQUISITION OF COPYRIGHT. 9 TRANSFER. Section 11 OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT. 11 THE NATURE OF COPYRIGHT. 14 MO...

Law Of Banking And Insurance In Nigeria

TABLE OF CONTENTSLAW OF BANKING AND INSURANCE PART I AND II.DEFINITION OF A BANK.DISTINGUISHING A BANK FROM OTHER SIMILAR ENDEAVOURSBRIEF HISTORY.BANKER AND CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP NATURE, SCOPE, IMPLICATION,RIGHTS AND OBLIGATION, JURISDICTION OVER BANKER-CUSTOMERDISPUTES, AND REGULATION.WHEN CAN A CHEQUE/WITHDRAWAL ORDER BE DISHONOURED?REGULATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE.THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN); FUNCTIONS, CONSTITUTION,TOOLS OF MONETARY CONTROL, ETC.THE BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTI...

Law Of Evidence In Nigeria Summarized Note

LAW OF EVIDENCE IN NIGERIA CONTENTS   INTRODUCTIONCLASSIFICATION OF EVIDENCE. OTHER RELEVANT PRELIMINARIES (FACT, FACT IN ISSUE, QUESTION OF FACT, QUESTION OF LAW, OPINION, CONTRADICTION, EVALUATION OF EVIDENCE ETC) SOURCES OF NIGERIAN LAW OF EVIDENCE. ILLEGALLY OBTAINED EVIDENCE RELEVANCY AND ADMISSIBILITY. RES GESTAE AND SECTION 4 OF THE EVIDENCE ACT 2011 SECTION 5-11 OF THE EVIDENCE ACT EXAMINED. SIMILAR FACTS EVIDENCE PROOF OF CUSTOM AND JU...

Law of Equity and Trusts

LAW OF EQUITY AND TRUSTS PART I AND II TABLE OF CONTENTS LAW OF EQUITY PART 1 DEFINITION OF EQUITY. NATURE, ORIGIN AND RECEPTION OF EQUITY. THE MAXIMS AND PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY NATURE OF EQUITABLE INTEREST AND THE DOCTRINE OF NOTICE. 9 EQUITABLE INTEREST AND LEGAL ESTATES THE DOCTRINE OF NOTICE. PRIORITY. PARTICULAR EQUITABLE INTERESTS. ASSIGNMENT OF CHOSES IN ACTION. DISTINCTION BETWEEN NOVATION AND ASSIGNMENT. THE DOCTRINE OF CONVERSION TH...

Land Law In Nigeria

LAND LAW NIGERIA I AND II CONTENTS A CURSORY INTRODUCTION THROUGH THE CONCEPT OF PROPERTY. SOURCES OF THE LAW OF REAL PROPERTY IN NIGERIA. DEFINITION OF LAND LAND AS THE EARTH’S SURFACE LAND AS CONSISTING OF SUBJACENT THINGS OF A PHYSICAL NATURE LAND AS EVERYTHING ATTACHED TO THE EARTH’S SURFACE (QUIC QUID PLANTATUR). LAND AS CONSISTING OF INCORPOREAL HEREDITAMENT BRIEF HISTORY OF THE NIGERIAN LAND TENURE SYSTEM. LAND RIGHTS THE RIGHT OF PRESCRIP...

Jurisprudence And Legal Theory In Nigeria Summarized

CONTENTS JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY PART I AND II TOPIC 1: THE NATURE AND MEANING OF JURISPRUDENCE TOPIC 1.1: DISTINCTION BETWEEN JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY: TOPIC 1.2: JURISPRUDENCE: THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAW OR THE SCIENCE OF LAW TOPIC 1.2.1: UNDERSTANDING PHILOSOPHY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON JURISPRUDENCE: 1.2.2 UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE LAW: 1.3 CONCEPTIONS OF LAW AND SCHOOLS OF JURISPRUDENCE. TOPIC 1.4 DEFINITIONS OF LAW. TOPIC 2: L...

International Trade In Nigeria Summarized

 TRADE LAW PART I ONLY  TABLE OF CONTENTS. Contents THE BILL OF LADING. 2 DUTIES AND EXCLUSIONS: 2 INTERNATIONAL EXPORT CONTRACT. 4 COST INSURANCE FREIGHT CONTRACTS (CIF). 4 WHAT IS THE NATURE OF A CIF CONTRACT?. 4 DOCUMENTS IN A CIF CONTRACT. 5 PASSING OF PROPERTY. 5 PASSING OF RISK. 5 DUTIES, REMEDIES AND BENEFITS. 6 FREE ON BOARD CONTRACTS. (FOB). 8 ISSUES THAT ARISE IN FOB CONTRACTS. 9 DUTIES AND REMEDIES. 9 CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY...

Family Law In Nigeria Summarized Note

FAMILY LAW PART I AND II TABLE OF CONTENTS. Contents FAMILY LAW... 3 INTRODUCTION. 3 SYSTEMS OF MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA. 3 SANCTITY OF MARRIAGE. 5 CONTRACTS TO MARRY. 5 BREACH OF A CONTRACT TO MARRY. 6 THE MARRIAGE. 8 Other misconceived types of marriages: 14 Proof of marriage. 14 The proposed reformation of the marriage act provided that; 15 BRIDE PRICE: 15 SITUATION OF CELEBRATING CUSTOMARY AND STATUTORY MARRIAGE. 16 LEGAL EFFECTS OF A MARRIAGE. 16 MATRIMO...

Criminal Law Nigeria

CONTENTntCRIMINAL LAW I. 2 THE DEFINITION OF CRIME. 2 HISTORY OF NIGERIAN CRIMINAL LAW. (BRIEF). 4 CULTURAL INCOMPATIBILITY OF THE NIGERIAN BELIEF AND THE CRIMINAL LAW INTRODUCED. (CONFLICTS). 6 CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES AND THE LEGAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CLASSIFICATION. 8 CRIMINALIZATION POLICY. 10 PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINALIZATION. 10 THE BASIS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 12 ELEMENTS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 14 TYPES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 18 ATTEMPT. 22 CONSPI...

Conflict Of Laws Nigeria

CONFLICT OF LAWS I AND IITABLE OF CONTENTS:INTRODUCTION:SOURCES OF NIGERIAN RULES OF CONFLICT OF LAWS. DIMENSIONS OF THE SUBJECT (CONFLICT OF LAWS) IN NIGERIA. WHAT IS THE RIGHT NAME FOR THIS COURSE? WHAT EXACTLY IS THE NATURE/AIM OF THIS COURSE? QUESTION OF CHOICE OF LAW. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH DETERMINING APPLICABLE LAW. (REN VOI, INCIDENTAL QUESTION, TIME FACTOR, EXPLAINED. TORT IN THE CONFLICT OF LAWS. LIMIT TO THE APPLICATION OF FOREIGN LAWS. NON-CHOIC...


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