Research Papers/Topics in Law

Does the Public Policy Exception to Arbitral Awards cause inconsistency

In an ideal world, once parties pursuant to their agreement decide to submit their disputes to an arbitral tribunal, they have invariably agreed to be bound by the tribunal’s decision. However, in reality the unsuccessful party may wish to evade carrying out the award. To this end the New York Convention provides a remedy for the successful party. The successful party can enforce his award not only in the courts of the seat of arbitration but also in the courts where the unsuccessful p...

A Critical Analysis of the Causes of Child Paid Labour in Uganda. Case Study of Kampala District

ABSTRACT  This research study was undertaken to analyze the causes of child paid labour in Uganda since it is so rampant in Kampala district. The rationale of the study was to raise awareness to policy makers and legislators to come up with appropriate strategies for the purposes of review and reform of the policies and laws on the welfare of the children in Uganda and also to sensitize the entire community about the rights of the child and the children at large. The study identified the dif...

The Protection of the Rights of Women Refugees in Kampala, Uganda

ABSTRACT This study explores the social construction of women refugees from the perspective of their human rights. To this end, this study examines the development of women refugees’ rights as a category within the human rights discourse. The main assumption of the study is that promoting and improving refugee women’s sexual, reproductive health and other rights in Uganda will contribute to their livelihood security in camps. Refugee women’s special needs are particularly related to the...

Towards the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Uganda (An Analysis of the Implications of the Susan Kugula Case)

ABSTRACT  The researcher embarked on the research topic: An analysis of the implications of the SUSAN KIGULA CASE; The study investigates two issues related to Uganda perception about the abolition of the death penalty and also discusses the implications and imports of the Kigula Case- a special type of ruling on the subject in Uganda. In the researcher’s report there is an introduction of the death penalty and its background in Uganda. The researcher looks at the background in Uganda and ...

Critique of United Nations Sanctions as an Effective Means of Ensuring International Peace and Security

ABSTRACT  The quest for an international body authorized to regulate the conduct of states in international law and prevent war and aggression was long and arduous; and was seemingly achieved with the establishment of the League of Nations in 1919. International euphoria was short-lived however, as the League’s existence was truncated by World War 2 following which the United Nations (UN) was created in 1945 to maintain international peace and security. The UN via its mandate is empowered ...

Examination of the Impact of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2098 on the Protection of Civilians in North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

ABSTRACT  The United Nations Security Council has taken several measures to stabilise the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1960. Facing so many security issues and civilians’ human rights violations, in 2013 the Resolution 2098 created the Intervention Brigade with the mandate of using all necessary measures to protect civilians. This study intended to examine the impact of the UNSC Resolution 2098(2013) on protection of civilians in North-Kivu, DRC, with the following specific objec...

Beyond Compliance and Structuring in the Tech Industry: Focus on Values-Based Dispute Resolution Cover

Companies in the tech industry are often presented with mundane problems: that of what do we do with pending and imminent litigation? How to derive positive result from one? Whether protracted litigation or litigation generally may be prevented or preemptively resolved? How value assessment of concluded litigation may be used to identify potential areas of opportunity to mitigate risk? This paper offers answers to these questions and attempts to raise the reader’s consciousness toward the i...

Appraisal of the Doctrine of Non Est Factum under the Nigerian Law of Contract

ABSTRACT  It is the practice in most legal systems and jurisdictions for litigants in cases of fraud, misrepresentation, mistake etc to maintain that documents which they purportedly signed did not represent the exact character, nature or content which they believed the documents contained. Again, illiterate contracting parties often thumb printed on documents which in some instances are incorrectly read over to them as being correct whereas they may not be. These positions have caused a lot...

An Examination of the Law on Deposit Guarantee and Resolution Fund in the Burundian Banking Sector

ABSTRACT  Deposit Insurance schemes are currently recognised by the general consensus as being vital to financial system’s stability by protecting depositors from incurring large losses due to deposit taking institutions’ failures and preventing them from engaging simultaneous withdraws when these institutions’ solvency is questioned; provided that the scheme is well established by a clear legal framework. Burundi also took a significant step toward Deposit Insurance, when in August 20...

A Study of the Legal Framework of Protecting Copyrights in Hargeisa Region of Somaliland

ABSTRACT This study focused on the legal framework of protecting copyrights in Hargesia region in Somaliland. To achieve general objective of the study, five specified objectives were set and these included: The study focused on the legal framework of protecting copyrights in Hargesia region in Somaliland; to examine the international and national historical development of copyrights in Somaliland; to examine the legal framework in place that protects copyright protection in Hargeisa region i...

Combating Terrorism in Nigeria: A Critical Analysis of the Legal Framework.

ABSTRACT Terrorism has been a threat to both the people and of government of Nigeria. The loss of human and material resources is so monumental and set back to the country. The objective of this research is to critically evaluate the legal framework put in place to counter terrorism in Nigeria. The methodology adopted for this research is doctrinal, this enable the researcher examine the mechanism put in place to tackle terrorism and find a means of filling the gap identified. The major findi...

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The Implications of the World Trade Organization (Wto) Agreement on Agriculture on Trade and Agricultural Liberalization On Food Security In Uganda

ABSTRACT This study constitutes an analysis of the implication of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreement on Agriculture and trade liberalization on food security and realization of the right to adequate food in Uganda. The research was intended amogest other things to establish whether the implementation of the agreement on agriculture (AOA) has facilitated the the achievement for greater food security and promotion of the right to adequate food in Uganda. The promised market access und...

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Poverty And Hiv/Aids As Determinars of Child Labour in Uganda

ABST~~ The most recent study of child labour ~n Uganda of 2008 L~ Ugarda B ~reau of Statistics (UBOS) findings IDoint out several factors inrluding gerder. age parents education status, household income place of residence~ being an orphan, exposure to shocks and being internally displaced persons (IDPs) as determinants of child labour. The study fails to link child labour to poverty eradication and HIV. Hence, the study undermines both poverty and Human Immune Virus/Acquired immune~Deficiency...

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The Amendment of the Rules of Professional Conduct 2007: How Effective?

This article considers the effectiveness of the amendment of the Rules of Profession Conduct 2007. It examines the procedure of the said amendment and explains the implication of same.

Renewable Energy Regulatory Landscape; Towards a Sustainable Environmental Development in Nigeria

Abstract Despite being aware of the need to promote sustainable environmental development through renewable energy, Nigeria still grapples with enacting and implementing policies that will reduce environmentally damaging activities through the use of fossil fuels, which has increased Nigeria’s global share of greenhouse gas emissions. Accordingly, this paper examines the global attitude to clean energy and further explores renewable energy sources, the existing regulatory enactments geared ...


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