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Research Papers/Topics in Law

Economic_Justice_and_Judicial_Structure

Economic justice is the expression of the effective distribution of economic goods. This could be realized throughjudicial mechanisms. Effective judicial systems are the platform on which economic justice can be actualized. There is a positive connection between economic justice and an effective judicial system, and this is usually measured by the rule of law and the level of its regard. The paper argued that one of the established dysfunctional characteristics of developi...

LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE CONTROL OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONThe European Union Water Framework Directive, defines pollution as: "... the direct or indirect introduction, as a result of human activity, of substances or heat into the water or land which may be harmful to human health or the quality of aquatic ecosystems or terrestrial ecosystems directly depending on aquatic ecosystems, which result in damage to material property, or which impair or interfere with amenities and other legitimate uses of the environment." . The gradual but sig...

THE RIGHT OF A SPOUSE TO SOLELY RETAIN THE OWNERSHIP OF A PERSONAL PROPERTY PURCHASED BEFORE THE MARRIAGE OR DURING THE MARRIAGE. A REVIEW OF THE SUPREME COURT DECISION IN NTE V. NTE

A property owned by Individuals either before or during the Marriage doesn’t always become joint properties, these all depends on the reasons of the party purchasing the property. If such property is one purchased before the marriage and the purchaser did not bring it to the knowledge of the wife or husband, or if its known to such spouse, was never used for any family purposes, such property remains a personal property of the spouse who had purchased it. Where the property was purcha...

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN IN NIGERIA: RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT IN STATES. HOW LEGAL?

ABSTRACTBarely six months into its discovery, the wide spread effects of the coronavirus pandemic has appeared largely untameable. The pandemic has gravely affected the world economy, this is apart from the devastating health hazards and survival uncertainties. As part of its strategy to control the spread of the virus, the Nigerian government has ordered the lockdown of some major cities in the country. This decision has engendered criticisms and arguments. The purpose of this paper is to su...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ITS EFFECT ON THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN NIGERIA

Artificial intelligence is no new development to the world. It is evident to have existed over time and has proven to be beneficial to the various sectors it is applied. The legal profession in most technology advanced countries have taken advantage of this development. However, the legal profession in Nigeria appears to be behind on this technological advancement. This is as a result of the non IT inclined nature of the system of practice. This article highlights the existing challenges...

Role of law and policies in cushioning the negative economic effect of Global Emergency of

The incident of corona virus has eaten deep into most of the nation's economy. Thus the object of this essay is to critically appraise the role of law and policies when global emergency hit hard on the economy.

RIGHT TO EDUCATION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MINORITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS w.r.t INDIAN CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK

The project throws light on the concept of Right to Education against Minorities; to what extent it has been implemented. The key rationale for including the rights of religious and linguistic minorities in the Constitution is to ensure preservation of their culture and also the creation of an educated minority citizenry in India. The RTE Act is not only in an alignment with this purpose, but also furthers it by making the elementary education of minimum acceptable quality available to a...

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Problem of unenforceablility

In our world today we have mainly two categories of rights based on degree of enforceability, enforceable and unenforceable rights. The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which form part and parcel of the unenforceable rights were elucidated, stating the importance of same and why it should be enforceable. 

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? 

An Assessment of The United Nations and the Gulf War 1, Principle and Collective Security Approaches

The purpose of this research is to critique the Principle of Collective Security and proffer possible solutions to help policy makers in the international arena devise means of calling off collective actions and improve the tenets of Collective Security. Gulf War 1 (1990-1991) is the major focus in critiquing the Principle of Collective Security. The research approach is non-experimental, qualitative, exploratory-descriptive and contextual. In this study, the sampling method was non-probable ...

A potential liberation of widows right of Inheritance in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe creator did not leave human beings with the choice ofdetermining their gender. Yet, women have sufered immensely in variousaspects of life just because they are born females. This practice which hasexisted from time immemorial has been stemmed in the western World.However, most African Countries, which includes Nigeria, still engage indiscriminatory cultural practices against women. One of the ways thismanifest is the practice which precludes a woman from inheriting as adaughter, ...

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...

REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

This paper refers to a breach of contract which means failure to keep the promises or agreements of a contract and as a result of that breach, the one-party suffers damage. First of all, this paper highlights the correlation between breach and remedy. The aim of this term paper is to explore the idea of remedies for breach of contract. This paper also looked into different types of suits, a plaintiff can file. It is just as important for the innocent party to show that it has suffered a ...

Family Law in relation to structural Natural LAW

The Natural Law doctrine has played a prominent role in thoughts and history, its essence cuts. across civilizations, legal systems and religion. Family law is not left out in this settings, the family is the smallest unit of a society, God created the family as the first institution and over. the years, issues have evolved from the family and family law as it were. This paper will attempt to analyze the relationship between family law and natural law, it will attempt to bring. out issue...


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