Research Papers/Topics in Law

The Discombobulation on the Legality of Child Marriage

IntroductionIf one child choses to marry another is there anything wrong with it? Let’s reinvigorate our minds to reminisce the traditional social settings of the African People, children  were  allowed  to  marry  in  fulfillment  of  parental  wishes.  However  today,  we  are concerned with the existence of certain customs that appear to be repugnant to both State laws and international legal instruments. Whilst we pro...

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...

What is Innovative in the Nigeria Police Act 2020

IntroductionThe Nigeria Police Act, 2020 which formally came into force on the 15th day of September 2020, by the assent of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari repealed the Police Act Cap P19 Laws of the Federation 2004. The general desire or aim of the new Act is to provide for an effective police service system for Nigeria which is based on the principles of accountability and transparency, protection of human rights, management of its resources and ...

Relevancy in Evidence

Two kinds of fact are very important in the Law of Evidence. They are facts in issue and relevant facts. The concept of facts in issue has been dealt with by several authors and jurists. However, it is necessary to discuss it here because it has a very interesting relationship with relevant facts. Think of the relationship between facts in issue and relevant facts as that which exists between baking a plain cake and baking a chocolate cake. Yeah. This sounds weird. But stay with me....

The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................ .iAPPROVAL .............................................................................................. .iiDEDICATION .......................................................................................... .iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................. vLIST OF STATUS ........................................................

A Critical Analysis Of The Mortgage Act 2009: Possible Implications To Mortgage Business In Uganda.

ABSTRACTThe generation of this dissertation is divided into four chapters. Chapter one of thedissertation will contain, general introduction, statement of the problem, objectives ofthe study, methodology, hypothesis, literature revive chapterization, significance of thestudy and research question. Chapter two will be focusing on literature review; I will beable to handle the review in accordance to the research questions raised. They includeto explain the current state and shortfalls of ...

Protection Of Civilian Population By International Humanitarian Law During International Armed Conflict. Case Study 2008-2014 Israeli- Palestinian Armed Conflict

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................... .iiAPPROVAL ................................................................................................. .iiiDEDICATION .............................................................................................. .ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. vABBREVIATION ...........................................

Security Of Tenure Under The Land Act 1998(Land Amendment Act 201 0)

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .................................................................................................. iAPPROVAL ...................................................................................................... IIDEDICATION ................................................................................................ IllACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. ivTABLE OF CONTENTS ...........................

Policy And Legal Perspectives Of Internally Displaced Persons A Case Study Of Alebtong District

ABSTRACT:Most of the studies was done on the causes, effects of forced displacement and the Rights of theIDPs and the weaknesses and strengths of the law to that effect. The Research stipulated theUgandan Constitutional Fundamental Human Rights of the IDPs, other rights, Regional Vis-aVisinternational instrnments concerning the protection of forced Displaced persons.The assessments and the relevance of the legal framework of the displaced persons due to warsand other natural calamities h...

The Critical Legal Study Of Commercial Arbitration In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis research gives the background and the development of Law and practice ofCommercial arbitration in Uganda, its weaknesses, loopholes and benefits. Itgoes a head and points out the challenges that limit the effective operation ofCommercial arbitration then it finally gives the recommendations that make thepractice of Commercial arbitration a success In Uganda and a generalconclusion.

The Effectiveness Or Otherwise Of The Legal Regimes In Regulating The Insurance Sector Of Uganda; An Appraisal

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION A ...................................................................................................... IIDECLARATION B .................................................................................................... IIIAPPROVAL .............................................................................................................. IVDEDICATION ........................................................................................................... VA...

A Legal Analysis Of The Causes And Effects Of Drug Abuse In Kenya And The Methods Of Combating Drug Abuse As A Vice

TABLE OF CONTENTSTABLE OF CONTENTS ..................................................................................................................... v1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 11.1 Background of the study .......................................................................................................... 41.2 Statement of the problem .................................

Protection Of Ethnic Minorities In Uganda: A Case Study Of The Basongora Of Kasese District

ABSTRACT.The research analyzes the protection of ethnic minorities in Uganda and it was done inUganda. The study was guided by the research objectives.The research looks at the origin of the marginalization if the Basongora ethnic minority andwhat caused the same. It also looks at the problems faced by the Basongora ethnicminority and how the government has dealt with the aforementioned problem. Theresearch analyzes the legal framework and government policy on the protection ofminoritie...

Challenges Of Implementing The Right To Vote In Uganda: A Case Study Of The 2001 And 2006 Presidential And Parliamentary Elections, Rubaga Division - Kampala.

TABLE OF CONTENTS• Acknowledgement• Dedications• Declarations• List of AbbreviationsCHAPTER ONE:Background to the Study• Introduction and Background of the study• Statement of the Problem• Definition of key terms• Scope of the study• Objective of the Study• Hypothesis• Justification and Significance of the study• Review of Literature• Methodology• Arrangement of chapters• BudgetCHAPTER TWO:The Legal and Policy Framework.• Introduction• Constitutional Pro...

A Critical Analysis Of The Law Governing Land Tenure Systems And Rights Of Occupants Thereto In Uganda

ABSTRACTThe study involves critically analyzing the law governing land tenure systemsand rights of occupants thereto in Uganda; with specific aims of examining therights of lawful and bonafide occupants on land and the effectiveness of the lawiiiOVernin~> oooupants ' rililhts.This research shall mainly focus on the various laws and policies that haveinfluenced the existence of the land tenure systems and how these haveimpacted the rights of the occupants in Uganda.The research shall ass...


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