Research Papers/Topics in Civil Law

An Examination of the Role of Conflict Resolution Mechanisms in Armed Conflict Situations: A Case Study of South Sudan

ABSTRACT The abbreviation ADR stand for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Basically on the abstract about this research, is to examine the role of Alternative Dispute Resolution in armed conflict situations like the South Sudan case that I am now researching about it. The brief statement in term of introduction is to define the term dispute that is encompasses in this thesis because the area of my research deal with the application of ADR and the legal frameworks which are supposed to be apply...

The Role of the Police in The Administration of Justice. A Case Study of Uganda

ABSTRACT  The research on the role of the police is presented in the following study that was under taken to reveal the stand of the police's role in the administration of criminal justice in Uganda from the colonial time it was formed to the present. The study is divided into two (2) sections in which section one introduced us to the role played by a democratic police institution, gave us a background of the study, problem statement, objective of the study, research hypothesis, the rese...

An Appraisal of the Legal Roles and Liabilities of Executors and Administrators of Estates in Uganda

CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0   Introduction 2.0   The law of inheritance provides for the manner of inheriting property, the mode of distributing properties of deceased persons and how other related matters should be dealt with. If a person dies, there are various legal consequences, the most important of which will concern the status of his partner, if the deceased was married or had a civil partnership, and the distribution of any property the deceased owned. Pr...

The Concept of Separation of Powers in Uganda

CHAPTER ONE SEPARATION OF POWERS 1.1.0 General Introduction This paper intends to address the concept of separation of powers in Uganda between the three organs of government videlicet, the legislature, Executive and the judiciary1 . This paper is geared towards providing a comprehensive and a current ' critical analysis of the concept of separation of powers, its merits and demerits and the extent to which Uganda has complied with the concept. Separation of powers is often used to justify th...

The Analysis Of The Effect Of Forced Displacement Of Internally Displaced Persons: Case Study Northern Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSTABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................... .iDECLARATION ........................................................................................................................ iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................ vLIST OF STATUTES ....................................................................................................

The Validity Of The Application Of Ignorance Of The Law As No Defence In Tanzania

ABSTRACT This research paper consists of the examination of the validity of the criminal rule of "ignorance of the law is no defense" in Tanzania. The first chapter defines and makes an analysis of the problem, its background, the coverage of the study, methodology along with the review of related literature to the study at hand. Chapter two covers the rule of ignorance the law as no defense in its broad sense and coverage, its limitation and inclusion. It puts forth the application of ...

Withholding Treatment from Disabled Newborns and its Effect on the Right to Life in Nigeria

Abstract The ultimate aim of medical treatment is to provide benefit for the patient and such treatment should not be prolonged if it cannot achieve this aim. Remarkable advances in neonatal care now make it possible to sustain the lives of many newborn infants who several years ago would have died in the first days or weeks after birth. Not all newborns fare well. Some infants with low birth weight or severe defects cannot survive for long, despite the most aggressive efforts to sav...

Legal Frameworks In Support Of Civil Society

INTRODUCTIONAs the capacity of the government in Africa to address development problems dwindle, the negative effects of globalization became more glaring. There is therefore need for increased emphasis on the role of civil society in African States to fill in the gaps. With the fast approach of the 21st century, ways of enhancing the role of civil society should be the focus of developing African States. The specialized features of civil society to the development challenge in Africa, ...

Decentralization, The District Assemblies Common Fund And Poverty Alleviation: The Experience Of The Kpando District

ABSTRACT The downward socio-economic trend of the 1970s, which was largely due to the poor management and administration of the resources of this country, compelled the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) government to embark on Economic Reform and Structural Adjustment Programmes. Besides in 1988, government embarked on a democratisation process. Decentralisation became a major policy through which the democratisation process could be enhanced. Decentralisation is not a new ph...

Marriage and Succession Rights in Nigeria

It is important for parties to ensure that they are in or about to contract a valid marriage under the law, be it a customary marriage or a statutory marriage, this is because, cohabitation no matter how long, is not and does not translate into a marriage under customary law or a marriage under statutory law, neither does it confer marriage rights and responsibilities on the parties of such cohabitation. It is also equally important that not only should parties ensure that they are cont...

The Challenges of The Doctrine of Separation of Powers Under The 1999 Nigerian Constitution

ABSTRACTThe Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) made the theory of separation of powers a fundamental principle of state governance. The 1999 Constitution in different sections vested the powers of government in separate organs of government as follows: Section 4 deals with the Legislative powers; Section 5 deals with the Executive powers, while Section 6 is concerned with Judicial powers. This kind of separation of powers is known as the horizontal separ...

LEGALITY OF THE RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT ORDER BY MR PRESIDENT By Mba Chiemela F

The Corona Virus has presented us with leaders making policies in order to curb the easy spread of the virus. One of these policies is the lock down by Nigerian Government, has this gone against our right to freedom of movement? Or is the lock down still within the ambit of law? 

SOCIAL MEDIA BETWEEN REGULATION AND FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS

n recent times the digital space has evolved from the common use of the Internet as a messaging and search tool into a medium of continuous social interaction. Social media interaction gave birth to the use of unconventional media and unprecedented rise in the Application such as Facebook, twitter, WhatsApp, yahoo messenger, LinkedIn to mention a few, have all emphasized the credence that social media has come to stay.Social media apps have aided globalization hence; promote continuous intera...

THE SCOURGE OF RAPE, A GLOBAL CONCERN

History has found the subject of a rape to be a recurrent phenomenon in all parts of the world, Nigeria inclusive. Often times it has come to stay a fact that women are perceived as weaker sex thus subjected to all sorts of unbelievable vices especially in Africa and Asia. This is informed by varying cultures which has brought about inequality and subjugation of the female folk. This subject has assumed a disturbing dimension that has become a global concern. The subjugation of women i...


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