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Collaborating with other Disciplines: Best Practice For Legal Clinics - A Case Study of the Women’s Law Clinic, University of Ibadan Nigeria

Abstract There is a gradual shift in research towards a multi-disciplinary approach. This paradigm move is in compliance with globalization. According to Carla Mariano, the human service professions are facing problems so complex that no one discipline can possibly respond to them effectively. 1 It has been noted that many clients in the Women’s Law Clinic (WLC) of the University of Ibadan not only have problems tagged as legal, but problems closely related to other disciplines such a...

Attitude of Students to Clinical Legal Education: A Case Study of Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan

Abstract The students of the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan were introduced to the clinical way of legal education in the year 2008. This is a new teaching method different from the traditional method of teaching law. A specialized Women’s Law Clinic was also inaugurated to complement the clinical work in the faculty. This article reflects on the attitude of the students to this development, using the results of an unstructured interview of some third- and fifth-year law student...

THE AGENDA FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE RELEVANCE OF THE

ABSTRACTOver the years, the concept of good governance, which guided the study has become the mantra for donor partners, the Global West and some NGOs, as an ideal way of addressing the perennial problems facing developing countries. Good governance eventually became a precondition for aid in Africa in an attempt to propel African leaders to respect human rights, implement economic reforms, ensure alternation of power in a free and fair election, among others. Among other things, African lead...

The Machinery Justice in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe human society is dynamic, interrelated and ever growing and advancing in every ramification. The rule o f the jungle where the fittest and the fiercest is in charge cannot be tolerated if there is going to be anything like civilisation. Yet human nature itself breeds oppression o f the weak by the strong - while the evolution of the state itself has to do with protection o f the weak from the oppressive tendencies o f the strong. The quest for justice and protection brought...

LAW AND JUSTICE

Legal scholars, texts  and philosophers have been given different definitions to the term law.

THE REPORT OF THE NATIONAL STUDY GROUP ON DEATH PENALTY

ABSTRACTThe National Study Group of Death Penalty was inaugurated by the Honorable Minister for Justice and Attorney General of the Federation

THE PROTECTION OF NIGERIAN CITIZENS FROM ARBITRARY ARREST

ABSTRACTThe constitution guarantees no man against arrest.

LAWS AND PRACTICES RELATING TO WOMEN’S INHERITANCE RIGHTS IN NIGERIA AN OVERVIEW

Nigeria is a country in the Western Africa that lies East of the Republic of Benin, South of the Republic of Niger and Chad, West of" the Republic of Cameroon and North of the Gulf of Guinea. The capital city, Abuja, is centrally located. 

INHIBITIONS OF WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES: A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

ABSTRACTGenerally, many societies differentiate between the sexes over rights, duties and functions.

JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA- A CASE FOR URGENT REFORMS

ABSTRACTIn contemporary times, there has been increased awareness for the need to make Special provisions for the protection of children and young persons known as juveniles.

DRUG ABUSE IN MAN FROM ANIMALS PERSPECTIVE: HEALTH, SOCIO ECONOMIC AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS

ABSTRACTThe problem of drug abuse and illegal trafficking in drug by man is no longer a new phenomenon in Nigeria.

Evaluating Ghana‟s Regulatory Readiness for Safe Nuclear Power Generation Using International Law and Comparative Study Approaches

ABSTRACTThe National Nuclear Research Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has over 16 years experience and good safety record in operating a 30kW Chinese-built tank-in-pool Miniature Neutron Source Reactor for research since 1995. Ghana however does not have a nuclear power plant. In 2007, Ghana officially expressed to the IAEA an interest in deploying a nuclear power plant to form part of the electricity grid to assist her achieve economic growth targets. Nuclear power req...

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Violence Against Children: The Dissonance Between Law And Practice

ABSTRACTChild Abuse in Nigeria is an age long plague which has over the years left traumatic effects on the victims of its harshness on the one hand; and oh the other has become a menace which seeks to seriously threaten the sanctity and stability of a credible future for Nigeria.

A CRITIQUE OF THE CHILD RIGHTS LAW Cap C155 Volume 1, LAWS OF OGUN STATE 2006

ABSTRACTThe Child Rights Law of Ogun State 2006 is the present law governing issues relating to children and young persons below the age of eighteen (18) years in Ogun State and protecting of the rights of children and other related matters The Law replaced the Child Rights Law of Ogun State 2003 which was signed into law by the former Governor of the State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on 3rd March 2004 The Child Rights Law of Ogun State 2006 is divided into nine (9) parts and has ninety three...

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE ON THE GROUND OF LACK OF MAINTENANCE UNDER ISLAM

Background of the StudyThe growth and development of contemporary society in Nigeria and present social, political and economic pains being have had grave or adverse effect on the life span and sustenance of marriages in general. The consequential hardship and challenges existing in many marriages today violently push the edges of the enclosing envelope of survival of most marriages, leading to greater number of cases of separations or outright divorce. Invariably, issues relating to the diss...


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