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Contracts Research Paper

The research paper discusses hypothecation and Pledge In this case, the techniques of pledge and hypothecation can be employed to obtain contractual obligations and offer certain advantages. The primary focus of this paper is the need for a full analysis and comparison of these two techniques with regard to their application in real-world scenarios, their legal implications, and their impact on the enforceability of contracts. 

New Frontier of Digital Diplomacy - Social Media and National Security in Contemporary Ethiopia

ABSTRACT Today, the ongoing debate surrounding social media and their national security threats has gained much scholarly attention given their far-reaching implications on the society in general and diplomacy in particular. Hence, the study primarily explored social media and national security as new frontiers of digital diplomacy in contemporary Ethiopia. This study followed a qualitative approach as study design on the basis of interpretative research paradigm. Since the topic is a littl...

The Doctrine of the Rule of Law Under Islamic Law: A Critical Analysis on its Juristic Approach

The rule of law is the basis of any well-established legal system and Islam is not out of the picture. In other words, the doctrine of rule of law is well settled under Islamic law and various scholars has over the years examine the applicability of these cardinal rule in Islamic and hitherto the effect on the people especially where the doctrine is not followed. This lengthy piece aims to achieve that goal of discussing legal approaches to the rule of law in Islamic law, it is divided into f...

Ethiopia's Pursuit of the Right of Sea Gate: An Analysis from an International Law Perspective

Ethiopia's pursuit of the right of sea gate represents a complex and evolving issue within international law. While specific provisions of international conventions and agreements may not explicitly address Ethiopia's situation, the principles and norms they encompass provide a foundation for Ethiopia's claim. By engaging with relevant regional and international actors, Ethiopia can navigate legal frameworks and diplomatic channels to safeguard its access to the sea and advance its economic a...

Issues in Traffic Law Administration in Nigeria

Abstract This work examined issues in traffic law administration in Nigeria. The paper traced the historical origin of the promulgation of traffic laws and establishment of traffic agencies in Nigeria. The study revealed that there are not only multiplicity of offenses and punishments in different statutory provisions in Nigeria, but that different agencies perform the same trac functions like arrest and prosecution with high chances of conflict of duties and without certainty where to draw t...

Duties of an In-house Counsel

Introduction The Legal Profession has come a long way. It is a profession that cannot exist without references to its rich history. The past, is as important as its present, because events that shapes its history are still serving not just as a guide to current legal happenings but may possibly inuence its future. From the humble beginning of the orators of ancient Athens, the legal profession has grown to what it currently is. It is one of the oldest profession, highly regulated and based o...

Insolvency Law in Nigeria

Introduction Debt is as old as human existence. In Nigeria, Insolvency procedures are mainly contained in the Companies and Allied Matters Act Cap C20 Law of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (CAMA), even though there are pockets of other legislations with features of insolvency. Insolvency has been described as a situation when a legal or natural person is unable to pay debt. Over the ages, every definition or description of this concept has always pointed to the same result, that of inability ...

Legal Implications Associated with Participating in Social Media Groups

Abstract The emergence of social media platforms has contributed to making the world a global village. Social media as a means of communication has raised and thrown up legal issues relating to its administration and use generally. The issues consist of information management, privacy, liability of users and possible litigation there on. Further, such post could raise issues like libel, defamation and other several legal violations which may be intended or not necessarily deliberate. Attempts...

Extradition Process in Nigeria

Introduction Extradition is a process whereby a suspect or one already convicted of a crime is formally transferred to the State where he or she is wanted to face trial for the crime(s) committed or to serve a sentence after being convicted by the relevant court of law. Extradition could also be described, as a surrender of any person who is sought by the requesting state for criminal prosecution and for extraditable offence(s) or for the imposition of a sentence in respect of such oence or o...

Unlocking New Horizons: Exploring the Benefits of Ethiopia's BRICS Membership

Ethiopia's membership in BRICS ushers in a new era of possibilities, positioning the country as a global player with enhanced economic growth, political influence, and social development. As Ethiopia embarks on this transformative journey, it is poised to reap the myriad benefits of belonging to this influential alliance.

Interrogating the Scope of Punitive Measures in the Public Procurement Legal Regime in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, the government uses the tendering process, which is governed by a number of laws and legal precepts, to secure contracts for the purchase of services and goods required to uphold, improve, and advance public claims. Public procurement in Zimbabwe is governed by the constitution which is the supreme law of the nation as cited in section 2, legislation and procurement regulations. It is critical to bear in mind that criminal actors in procurement systems are business organizations,...

A Critical Examination of the Offence of Criminal Misappropriation

Abstract: This discourse delves into the offense of criminal misappropriation, exploring its definition, elements, and application within the realm of criminal law. It emphasizes the significance of statutory and judicial authorities in comprehending the intricacies of this offense and shaping its interpretation. The elements of criminal misappropriation, including dishonest intention, property belonging to another, appropriation without consent, and resulting wrongful gain or loss, are exami...

Development of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide in the Republic of South Africa

This report serves to analyse the development of assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia in the Republic of South Africa post-apartheid with reference to countries such as Belgium and the Netherlands, where the practice of euthanasia and assisted suicide has been decriminalised and regulated by the law. With the aid of various legal rules and principles which include but are not limited to; International law, relevant Constitutional and legislative provisions, stare decisis, proposed c...

The legal framework for the fight against terrorism in West Africa

This is a master's dissertation on a comparative study of the legal framework of the fight against terrorism in West Africa. 

Law of torts notes

The Definition of Torts Torts are an action that wrongly causes harm to someone but that is not a crime and that is dealt with in a civil court. In other hand tort mean that, wrongful act, not including a breach of contract or trust, that results in injury to another's person, property, reputation, or the like, and for which the injured party is entitled to compensation.


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