Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

ADR:CLIENT INTEREST-FRIENDLY THAN LITIGATION

Disputes are bound to arise as long as human interaction is concerned. What however differentiates man from other animals is his ability to manage his disputes. Over the years, a very popular method of resolving disputes is through litigation/the court. This presentation briefly juxtaposes litigation and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, carefully showing how ADR fits into the best interest of clients than litigation. 

The Nigerian Executive and Legislature Relationship: Need for a Balance

In every democratic setting, it is clear that a smooth relationship between the executive arm of government and the legislative arm of government is a sine qua non for a good governance, and vice versa. In Nigeria, this relationship is really a topical problem as each of these arms is seen fighting hard to establish its supremacy over the other, despite the various platforms provided by the Constitution for a synergy between them. 

The Rights of Women to Inheritance under the islamic law

 This work gives an overview of the system of Islamic law and of course the place of women. It then provides a detailed description of the ways in which the law govern the rights of wives, mothers, daughters, and other female relatives to inherit property without living behind the examination of the historical, legal and philosophical foundations of the practices of women’s rights to property in this jurisdiction.Keywords: Islamic law of inheritance, women’s rights, property.

A TECHNICAL REPORT ON STUDENT INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME (SIWES)

Table of contents1. Executive summary ........................................................................................................ 92. Draft RTS on key financial information for the summary............................................... 102.1. Introduction ........................................................................................................... 102.2. Summary of feedback and amendments to the draft RTS on the key financial information in the summary ................

AN APPRAISAL OF THE LAGOS STATE LAW ON THE PROHIBITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

AN APPRAISAL OF THE LAGOS STATE LAW ON THE PROHIBITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ABSTRACT The protection against domestic violence is a very crucial issue and is indispensable in the achievement of a safe and serene family and environmental life. Different forms of violence are perpetuated in numerous degrees daily especially against women and children who are usually on the receiving end. It is in recognition of the need to protect against violence and abuses that Lagos State has taken...

The Clean Power Plan and GHG Emissions

Climate change is, without a doubt, one of the most significant emerging issues globally. It is broader than global warming, which is basically the rise in average temperature, and only one indicator of broader changes also translating into extreme temperatures, drought, flooding, storms, rising sea levels, impacts on food production, and infectious diseases. There is, however, the consensus among climatologists that the temperature of the earth is rising at nearly twice the rate it was 50 ye...

“Constructive notice and the Turquand rule: a comparison between the common law position and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act 71 of 2008."

CONTENTSTitle Page................................................................................................................... 11. Introduction................................................................................................................ 31.1 General................................................................................................................ 31.2 Problem Statement..........................................................................................

ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINIAL JUSTICE ACT(1)

ABSTRACTAdministration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 is an Act of National Assembly which is applicable to all criminal trials for offences established by an Act of the National Assembly and other offences punishable in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. That is, it is applicable in all Federal High Court Divisions, High Court of FCT, Abuja and Magistrates’ Courts within the FCT, Abuja. In the same vein, some states of the federation like Kogi State, Delta State and others have domestica...

LIMITATION LAWS UNDER THE NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM: A CASE FOR LEGAL REFORM

In any given transaction, time, as a general rule, is of the essence unless otherwise excluded by law, nature of the transaction or by the parties thereto. Time stipulation in transactions is not only important in ensuring prompt performance of obligations but also relevant in terms of timely enforcement of rights that may arise thereunder. While time of performance often times, is expressly stipulated by parties, the period for the enforcement of rights arising thereunder is normally p...

CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

AbstractCorporate sustainability reporting has become an issue of vital importance as globalisation and the impacts of businesses on the environment and society have become more evident. Pressing issues like climate change as a result of man-made activities and other environmental disasters have caused stakeholders, investors, NGOs and governments to demand for more transparency from corporations with the hope that this could lead to a change in the behaviour of corporations towards the envir...

A Critique of the Residence Rule in Nigeria Policy, Law and Administration

Residency is a key factor in taxation, since a taxpayer is generally liable to payment of taxes to the state where he is resident.The issue of residency is a topical one that deserves additional discourse. It would appear that the residency rule which obligates a taxpayer to pay to the relevant tax authority of where he resides still stands; what has now been amended is the principal place of residence which should be considered when an individual has more than one residence. A challen...

The Right of Girl Child to Education in Islam

The work gives highlight of the rights of girl child in islam.SCOPE OF THE STUDYAs the title of the essay implies, the work will only be limited as to the right to education of the female child in Islam. While doing this, the researcher  would briefly look into the history of the girl child before the advent of Islam. The work will also discuss the girl child in Islam and what Islam says about them. Moreover,the  research   would   equally   discuss   the   right   to   educat...

RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF CREDITORS AND DEBTORS IN SECURED CREDIT TRANSACTIONS

A major way to boost any economy is by availability of credit to business enterprises. However, there are many factors that could hinder the availability of credit in the society; lack of adequate legal framework for secured financing is one of them. There is a direct relationship between a good legal framework for security devices and the availability of credit in a country.This paper looks at rights and liabilities of creditors and debtors in a secured credit transaction especially in light...

LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK ON CASHLESS ECONOMY AND E-COMMERCE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTBeing a developing country, electronic commerce is a relatively new phenomenon in commercial transactions in Nigeria. This research work analysed the legal and regulatory framework on cashless economy and electronic commerce in Nigeria. Doctrinal research methodology was adopted in the course of the study. The major findings in the work is reflected on insufficient legal and regulatory framework for electronic signature, taxation of electronic commerce, online consumer protection amon...

PROTECTION OF REFUGEES AND CHALLENGES TO INTERNAL SECURITY IN KENYA

AbstractThe refugee situation in Kenya has experienced important changes in the last 20 years. Faced with the refugee crisis of the early 1990s, there was a major shift away from a previous government-led, open, and laisse-faire approach to refugees. The government’s emerging strategy was clear; to offer temporary protection, delegate dealing with refugees to UNHCR and to contain them in remote areas of the country. Kenya is a signatory to 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Statu...


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