Research Papers/Topics in Law

A Study of a Particular Reference to the Legal Implications and Dimensions of the Article 370 of the Indian Constitution

The Constitution of India is an effective written constitution that any Nation has ever ensured and produced. In a combination of other different constitution, the constitution makers need to be so prudent while preparing draft of the constitution as a result of the diversity contained inside. All the State in India is significant and has its personal diversity.But the most diverse and the most beautiful and focus attracting state is in the country and the Northern Part of India. The A...

EVIDENTIARY RULES ON ADMISSIBILITY OF DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE UNDER NIGERIAN EVIDENCE ACT 2011: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL

ABSTRACT This Dissertation provided a critical conceptual discourse into the Evidentiary Rules On Admissibility  of  Documentary  Evidence  Under  Nigerian  Evidence  Act  2011.  It appraised the bases for the admissibility of documentary evidence, rules of evidence, relevance and conditions for the admissibility of secondary evidence, public document, proof of documentary evidence, custody and production of public documents, proof of execution of ...

Legal Perspectives on the Offence of Rape in Nigeria: The Criminal and Penal Codes vis-à-vis the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015

AbstractNext  to  murder,  the  offence  of  rape  is  considered  one of  most  heinous  violations  of  the  right  of  its  victims  as well  as  an  intolerable  breach  of  the  moral  and  legal  codes  in  any  given  society.  The  despicable  nature  of  the  act and  its  aftermath  on  a  victim  explains  why  it  is  legally  categorised  as  a  felony  punishable  by  a  lifetime imprisonment.  Previous  epochs  had  d...

A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN PRISON SERVICES, AFTER CARE SERVICES AND SOCIETAL REINTEGRATION OF EX-CONVICTS

                    ABSTRACTImprisonment serves several universal functions, including the protection of the society, the prevention of crime, retribution against criminal and rehabilitation of inmates. Additional goal of imprisonment may include the assurance of justice based on a philosophy of just desserts (getting what one deserves) and the reintegration of inmates in the community following their sentence. In...

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA; PREVENTING EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLINGS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

                                        ABSTRACT It is vital to the correct understanding of the criminal law of Nigeria to ascertain at outset whence that law derives and where it is to be found. Essentially, Nigerian criminal law is derived from English common law. But the present relationship between those two systems of ...

Limits of Electronic Evidence in Nigerian Banking Law

With the advent of the Computer Age, it is common knowledge that the worldwide adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has immensely altered and enhanced human interaction and our way of life for the past three decades. Thus, the world is now a global marketplace as a result of the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in business.  However, the emergence of Electronic Banking (e-Banking) as a result of the development of the internet has brough...

The Law Governing Divorce in Nigeria

The law governing divorce in Nigeria.TABLE OF CONTENT• INTRODUCTION • MARRIAGE • TYPES OF MARRIAGE • DIVORCE  • DIVORCE AS IT RELATES TO THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MARRIAGE  • CUSTODY OF CHILDREN • OPINION • CONCLUSION • REFERENCES

A review of Arbitration and ADR mechanisms in dispute settlement:Focus on the United Kingdom and Nigerian Oil and Gas industries.'

The issue of conflict is inevitable in other industries as well as the oil and gas industry. These conflicts are inevitable considering the special nature of the oil and gas industry. Causes of industry disputes can however, vary according to jurisdiction. There is therefore, the need for effective mechanisms for resolving these disputes.  TABLE OF CONTENTS                    PAGESCases 2Abbreviations 3Legislations and Rules of C...

An Appraisal of Legal and Institutional Framework for the Control of Gas Flaring in Nigeria

ABSTRACT The  study  examined  the  legal  and  institutional  framework  for  combating  gas  flaring  in  Nigeria. The  study  considered  the  history,  function,  effect  of  oil  exploratory  activities  of  oil  companies  in Nigeria  having  caused  gas  flaring  resulting  in  loss  of  lives  and  properties  in  the  affected communities  where  gas  is  flared. The  study  relied  on  primary  and  secondary  sources  of  inform...

A Critical Appraisal of Election Laws in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe electoral process is a fundamental and thus indispensable structure in any democratic setting. The smoothness and transparency of its operation define political maternity of key players and stakeholders. The pattern of growth of electoral activities from 1922 to the fourth Republic is a reflection of development from obscurity to prominence from a pristine system to an advanced mechanism of securing participatory governance and confidence buildin...

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A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE ROLES OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC) AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNALS (ICTs) OVER CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND GLOBAL TERRORISM

The overall aim of this research paper is to first of all establish the nature of International crimes.then the paper shall examine the development of the ICTs and ICC since inception and to determine the extent to which the jurisdiction of the ICC has been successfully invoked in the areas of crimes against humanity and global terrorism. The paper also aims to Identify those factors which have continually hindered the exercise of jurisdiction of the court over these crimes. Finally, and mo...

Trade Secret Protection Within the European Union (EU) and Breach of Confidence

TABLE OF CONTENTSPART AINTRODUCTIONTRADE SECRETS EXPLAINED SUMMARY/RATIONAL FOR THE NEW EU DIRECTIVE ON TRADE SECRETBINDINGNESS OF THE DIRECTIVE ON THE UK VIS-AS-VIS BREXITOVERVIEW OF THE US TRADE SECRETS LAW COMPARISONS BETWEEN THE US & THE EU TRADE SECRETS DIRECTIVESa.   Meaning of Trade Secrets under the EU And DTSAb.   Confidentiality in court proceeding c.   Limitation Period d.   Protection for Whistle Blowerse.   RemediesCHALLENGES LIKELY TO BE FACED BY THIS DIRECTIV...

Piercing the Corporate Veil of an Incorporation to ascertain the real actors

TABLE OF CONTENTS  1.0     INTRODUCTION1.1     Corporate Veil Principle/Separate Legal Personality 1.2     Lifting the Corporate Veil  2.0     CLASSIFICATION OF THE VEIL LIFTING PRINCIPLE2.1     The Evasion Principle2.2     The Concealment Principle  3.0     OTHER REASONS ADVANCED FOR PIERCING/LIFTING THE VEIL3.1     Fraud3.2     Overall Public Interest3.3     Statutory Lifting3.4     Single Economic Entity3.5     Equitable & ...

ENFORCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN AFRICA- THE AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN PEOPLES

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights was set up pursuant to the coming into force of the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights, saddled with the responsibilities of promoting and enforcing the rights of the African people and further checkmating human rights breaches amongst its member states. This paper will contend that the commission while performing its duties is faced with numerous challenges and setbacks which tend to dissuade it, and which have in fact, hindered ...

Issues in Duty of Care of Medical Practitioners in Nigeria

Professional medical negligence or malpractice has been on the increase and needs to be addressed in terms of the attitude of law towards medical practice for the protection of the patient to make the physician liable as well as to secure punitive punishment for any medical practitioner who through carelessness causes harm to a patient. Moreover there is the need to caution medical practitioners who have sent many patients to their untimely graves in the course of their professiona...

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