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Research Papers/Topics in Law

The Perception of The Police by The Poor: A Case Study of Four Communities in Oyo State - Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe Nigerian Police force is the primary law enforcement agency in Nigeria. It is the first contact that a person has with the criminal justice system. The members of the police force perform so many functions and they deal closely with the people. There is a legal adage which says that “The law is no respecter o f persons". Therefore, during the interaction o f the police with the members o f the public, all persons are expected to be treated equally without regard to sex, age...

Human Organ Trade: Trending Issues and the Relationship to Access in Justice

In a world facing a constant battle between the law and crime, yet another offspring of crime is unabashedly conceived and manages to seep out despite all attempts by the justice systems all over the world to eliminate or mitigate to the barest minimum crime in all its forms.Human Organ trade is a new trend in crime and is in fact fast topping the echelons of criminal strata and is indeed a very deadly crime to battle with. The question one might ask is, how long is the hand of the law or bet...

The Future of the United States Legal System: A Comparison of Four Legal Traditions

A comparison of Civil Law, Common Law, Islamic Law, and Socialist Law. (APA 6th Edition essay written for CJU419 Justice and Society)

Constitutional Interpretation of Statutes in the Republic of South Africa

The interpretation of statutes or to be more precise, the judicial understanding of the legal rules, deals with those rules and principles which are employed to construct the correct meaning of the legislative text to be applied in legal disputes. In laymen terms, interpretation is about making sense of the total relevant legislative scheme applicable to the situation at hand. Thus, this report will focus on the how the law should be interpreted under our new constitu...

Impact of Internet Banking on Banker and Customer Relationship

ABSTRACT   Banking industry as well as relationship between banks and their customers has undergone tremendous changes with the introduction of information technology. Internet banking and electronic banking both of which are off shoot of information technology are major forms of banking adopted by banking industry.   Internet banking which is also known as online banking has become increasingly popular in Nigerian recent years. The reason for this popularity maybe sai...

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Walls and Bridges

Economic, social and cultural rights are fundamental rights of all human which no man should be deprived of save for lawful justification. They are rights, such as the right to work, to education, right to housing, right to adequate standard of living, right to health and the right to science and culture. Though human rights are said to be inalienable, immutable, universally valid and applicable, economic, social and cultural rights which are part of human rights are considered sec...

The Guji-Oromo Women Places in the Society (Polio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Rights): In reference to the Gadaa System, South Ethiopia

This section starts with the historical review of Ethiopian women‘s roles and status analyzed from a feminist perspective. The aim is to find out whether there were feminist tendencies among the actions of women in the past and what forms those had. What has to be kept in mind is that women‘s right, question and other related issues, in the past and at present, were strongly influenced by the political and religious culture of society that continues unabated. Taking this into consideratio...

ANALYSIS OF THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) IN COMMERCIAL DISPUTES

ABSTRACTThe crux of this essay was to study the practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Commercial Disputes and examined different ADR mechanisms and their strength and weaknesses. The study examined the workability and reality of these advantages and the disadvantages too in the world of commerce with a view to making appropriate recommendations. The research methodology adopted in this study is the library research method. The study relied on primary and secondary sources of i...

Divorce Proceedings Under The Matrimonial Causes Act Cap. M7. Lfn 2004 At The High Court In Nigeria; Precedents And Procedure

This article aims to guide a new wig and to arm him with the basic knowledge of interviewing, preparing and filing of a divorce process and as well as emphasis on the entire procedure including stage to stage guide in divorce proceedings in High Courts of Nigeria.VICTOR. U UZOCHUKWU LP.

Nigerian Law Of Taxation Key points

Contents LAW OF TAXATION I. 3 INTRODUCTION: LAW OF TAXATION.. 3 THE DEFINITION OF TAX. 4 STAKEHOLDERS OF TAXATION. 5 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. 6 OBJECTIVES/FUNCTIONS/IMPORTANCE OF TAXATION.. 6 PRINCIPLES OF TAXATION/FEATURES OF A GOOD TAX SYSTEM... 7 EVOLUTION OF THE NIGERIAN TAX SYSTEM AND ITS PECULIAR FEATURES. 8 FEATURES/DRAWBACKS OF THE NIGERIAN TAX LAW/SYSTEM... 10 THE TRIPARTITE FEATURE/PILLAR OF TAXATION. 10 SOURCES OF TAX LAWS. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK. 13 C...

Law Of Tort In Nigeria Summarized

Contents LAW OF TORT. 3 AIMS OF TORT LAW. 3 A BRIEF HISTORY OF TORT.. 3 TORT DISTINGUISHED FROM OTHER AREAS OF LAW. 4 THE ELEMENT IN TORTS. 5 ASSAULT.. 6 BATTERY.. 8 FALSE IMPRISONMENT. 9 OTHER ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE PHYSICAL OR PSYCHIATRIC HARM. 11 DEFENSES TO TRESPASS TO PERSON.. 12 INTERFERENCE WITH GOODS/CHATTEL. 12 CONVERSION.. 13 DETINUE. 14 TRESPASS TO CHATTEL PER SE.. 15 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRESPASS PER SE, DETINUE AND CONVERSION.. 15 DEFENSES TO ...

Law Of Succession Nigeria

LAW OF SUCCESSION NIGERIA (SUMMARIZED NOTE) Contents PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES (TRUSTEES, EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS). 1 LAW OF SUCCESSION.. 1 MEANING OF SUCCESSION. 1 SOURCES OF LAW OF SUCCESSION. 2 FORMS OF CUSTOMARY LAWS ON SUCCESSION AND INHERITANCE.. 2 DISTRIBUTION UNDER STATUTORY LAW. 10 WILLS AND CODICILS. 10 TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY. 21 EXECUTORS. 27 ALTERATIONS, INTERLINEATION AND OBLITERATION. 32  

Law Of Intellectual Property In Nigeria Summarized

LAW OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY I AND II Contents INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (COPYRIGHT LAW). 2 GENERAL INTRODUCTION.. 2 THEORIES UNDERLYING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. 2 HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT.. 2 ELIGIBLE WORK(S). 3 NON-ELIGIBLE WORKS. 7 IS THERE A STATUTORY DUTY TO KEEP A REGISTER OF WORKS?. 8 COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP. Section 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the act 8 ACQUISITION OF COPYRIGHT. 9 TRANSFER. Section 11 OF THE COPYRIGHT ACT. 11 THE NATURE OF COPYRIGHT. 14 MO...

Law Of Banking And Insurance In Nigeria

TABLE OF CONTENTSLAW OF BANKING AND INSURANCE PART I AND II.DEFINITION OF A BANK.DISTINGUISHING A BANK FROM OTHER SIMILAR ENDEAVOURSBRIEF HISTORY.BANKER AND CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP NATURE, SCOPE, IMPLICATION,RIGHTS AND OBLIGATION, JURISDICTION OVER BANKER-CUSTOMERDISPUTES, AND REGULATION.WHEN CAN A CHEQUE/WITHDRAWAL ORDER BE DISHONOURED?REGULATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE.THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN); FUNCTIONS, CONSTITUTION,TOOLS OF MONETARY CONTROL, ETC.THE BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTI...

Law Of Evidence In Nigeria Summarized Note

LAW OF EVIDENCE IN NIGERIA CONTENTS   INTRODUCTIONCLASSIFICATION OF EVIDENCE. OTHER RELEVANT PRELIMINARIES (FACT, FACT IN ISSUE, QUESTION OF FACT, QUESTION OF LAW, OPINION, CONTRADICTION, EVALUATION OF EVIDENCE ETC) SOURCES OF NIGERIAN LAW OF EVIDENCE. ILLEGALLY OBTAINED EVIDENCE RELEVANCY AND ADMISSIBILITY. RES GESTAE AND SECTION 4 OF THE EVIDENCE ACT 2011 SECTION 5-11 OF THE EVIDENCE ACT EXAMINED. SIMILAR FACTS EVIDENCE PROOF OF CUSTOM AND JU...


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