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Research Papers/Topics in Law

THE LAND USE ACT OF 1978. APPRAISAL, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS

ABSTRACTFrom time immemorial through the period of agriculture to the period of industrial development, land has remained the most valuable property in the life of man and his development. It is a source of wealth to those who have it and the mother of all properties. In other words, virtually all the basic needs of human existence are land dependent. In view of the importance and usefulness of land to man and his development as well as the development of his society, every person generally d...

Impact of ict in registry department in university

The Registry is the Secretariat of the University and it is the center-nerve and the rallying point of all administrative activities in the University.  The Registry is headed by the Registrar who is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of the University.For the smooth and efficient running of the Registry as a department,

EVOLUTION OF RIGHTS OF LGBTs BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INSIGHT

There is no doubt that rights of LGBTs seem controversial or at best unsettled few decades ago among European Nations human rights regimes until recently. Hence the focus of this paper is to give an insight on the position of the European Court of Human Rights in creating a common ground and certainty on the rights of LGBTs within the member nations of the Council of Europe. It will equally highlight the evolutive approach of the Court via its interpr...

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SYSTEM BETWEEN THE ANTARCTIC TREATY SYSTEM AND THE ARCTIC REGIME: AN INSIGHT

ABSTRACTAntarctica and the Arctic often regarded as polar regions located at the south and north poles respectively plays an important role of sunlight reflection in the climatic system. Such geo-metrological function of the polar regions ensures the maintenance of balance on planet earth hence the need for protection of the regions as global commons. Thus, the focus of this paper is to x-ray the rationale behind the differential approach in environmental protection of both regions by adoptin...

CULTURE AND UNIVERSALITY OF HUMAN RIGHTS.

ABSTRACTThe import of this essay is to show that international human rights are universal without ruling out the impact of culture in enhancing the effective implementation of the obligation of states in promoting, protecting and enforcement of international human rights. Although, the essay will not attempt to portray international human rights as being subservient to states' cultural practices but will establish complementarities between both. Thus, the approach of this essay will be t...

RETRIBUTION IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

The concept of international criminal justice process is underpinned by several goals or objectives in international criminal law. Among the goals or objectives are retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation, denunciation/education, vindicating the rights of the victims, recording history, and post-conflict reconciliation. Flowing from the above, the focus of this essay will be on retribution as one of the goals or objectives underpinning the international criminal justice p...

Code of Conduct Report

Code of Conduct for Public Officers

Deed of Pledge of Share Certificates

 Deed of Pledge of Share Certificates   [NAME OF THE PLEDGOR]     - and -     THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF KOREA                 Dated [, 20[   ...

Partnership

A partnership is the relationship which exists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view to profit.  It involves an agreement between two or more parties to enter into a legally binding relationship and is essentially contractual in nature.  According to Tindal CJ in Green v Beesley (1835) 2 Bing N C 108 at 112, ‘I have always understood the definition of partnership to be a mutual participation ...’, yet the participants do not create a legal entity when they...

Public Participation: An Imperative To The Sustainable Development Of The Nigerian Oil Industry

Environmental rights are one of the emerging rights in the arena of international human rights law and international environmental law. Though the jurisprudence of the rights is still in its formative stages, there is no doubt that the right is well recognized in the sphere of international law and has (and still is) influencing local legislation towards environmental sustenance.1.0       Introduction Environmental rights are one of the emerging ...

Expert Opinion In Evidence

OPINION EVIDENCE An expert has been defined as ‘a person with the status of an authority (in a subject) by reason of special skill, training or knowledge; a specialist’.Similarly, an expert witness has been described as ‘one who has made the subject upon which he speaks a matter of particular study, practice or observation: and he must have a particular and special knowledge of the subject’

Explanation On Hearsay Evidence

HEARSAY EVIDENCE Hearsay Evidence “It’s all about the he said she said bullshit” – Limp Bizkit “Believe only half of what you see, little of what you read, and nothing of what you hear” – old saying.   Hearsay often seems to be a very slippery creature, hard to grasp and hold long enough to look clearly at, analyse and or understand. Hearsay may often seem to be perfectly obvious, crystal clear, in some cir...

Evidence Of Character

EVIDENCE OF CHARACTER   1.0 EVIDENCE OF CHARACTER: Character evidence is a term used in the law of evidence to describe any testimony or document submitted for the purpose of proving that a person acted in a particular way on a particular occasion based on the character or disposition of that person. The logical function of character evidence may be shown by the following illustration. If a man is accused of stealing, h...


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