Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

ANALYSIS OF THE VARIOUS SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT IN RELATION TO THE MEANING OF LAW

ABSTRACTLaw can be defined as the body of rule designed or formulated to guide human actions or conducts which are enforced among the members of a given society, the breach of which attract sanctions.However, in spite of the ambiguity created in defining law and failure to reach universally acceptable definition of the term law. Therefore, it is most pertinent to examine the meaning of law from the different schools. For instance the natural school lead by Thomus Acquina, he sees law as what ...

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF CORROBORATION UNDER THE NIGERIAN LAW OF EVIDENCE

ABSTRACTThere is no law that says the plaintiff or the prosecution must bring a million witnesses or evidence to court before he can succeed in his case. A court can convict on a single witness. A case is not decided by the numbers of witnesses, single credible convincing evidence is enough to convict in a case but there are some exceptions”. The exceptions refer to by this learned mean the circumstances where corroboration will be required before any judge can decide his case. Although...

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE SECTION 144 OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION (MUSA YAR’ADUA AS A CASE STUDY)

ABSTRACTOn the 23rd of November, 2009, President Musa Yar’Adua left Nigeria for treatment abroad in an undisclosed country. For the next 80 days, nobody heard from or saw the federal republic of Nigeria. Even the vice-president, Goodluck Jonathan, could not give any reasonable report of the president’s whereabouts. The activities of the federal executive council became suddenly shrouded and ambiguous. As expected, question about the whereabouts and status of the president began ...

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF ELECTION LAWS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe electoral process is a total process that includes registration of voters, identifying the political parties to be voted for, voting, counting of votes, and declaration of election results. This process is the foundation of civil societies. A strong civil society is vital and needed to serve as the bedrock of a stable democracy. It represents the reservoir of resources -- political, economic, cultural, and moral -- to complement and, when necessary, to check the power of the state...

A HOLISTIC APPRAISAL OF THE CONCEPT OF TRUST UNDER THE NIGERIAN JURISPRUDENCE

ABSTRACTAccording to some authors, the meaning of trust as a legal concept is traceable to the moral connotation of the term which eventually informed its jurisprudential basis. Literally, trust means confidence reposed in others. It was this moral obligation that was eventually developed into a legal concept by the English chancery court and it became part of the Nigerian legal jurisprudence through statutory enactments, its administration regulated by established principles of equity and st...

AN APPRAISAL OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMES AND THE OPERATIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

ABSTRACTThe traditional focus of International Law has been upon the rights and obligations of states while International Criminal Law regulates the conduct of individuals and also punishes those who commit heinous and barbaric crimes against others. The most prevalent of these crimes include genocide, crimes against peace, war crimes and crimes against humanity.After the end of World War II, the Allies tried Nazi leaders responsible for the massacre to demonstrate that such would not be perm...

AN APPRAISAL OF THE APPLICATION OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS TO MARRIAGE DISPUTES

ABSTRACTMarriage is a union entered into by two parties in every jurisdiction i. e, marriage is a universal occurrence. Although the legal process involved (either in formality or requirement) varies from one jurisdiction to another, marriage is often characterized by disputes which range from divorce to custody of children, maintenance e. t. c. Marriage, as examined in this context, is limited to that conducted under statutes.In resolving these disputes, recourse is made to adjudication. But...

AN APPRAISAL OF THE DOCTRINE OF DOMICILE UNDER THE PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

ABSTRACTThis write up is to assess the quality of the value of the doctrine of domicile under the Private International Law i. e Conflict of laws.Private International Law is that part of law of a country which deals with cases having a foreign element. It is therefore the that part of law that comes into into play whenever the issue before the affect some events/ facts/ transactions that are so closely connected with a foreign system of laws as to necessitate recourse to that system.The law ...

WOMEN IN POLITICS (A REVIEW OF COMMON AND ISLAMIC LAW PROVISION)

ABSTRACTIssue of gender equality (men and women) are equal in all ranks, which also includes politics, which is aimed at women rather than men, these debates degenerate and disintegrate into discordant posturing, grandstanding, sweeping, generalizations and misrepresentation. I do not intend to throw my hat into the ring. I only wish to add my voiced to the discourse. Before women’s participation in politics remained a contentious but neglected area in dedicated academic discourse or f...

AN EXAMINATION OF LAWS AND PROCEDURES REGULATING TRADE DISPUTE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe major problem in the Nigeria Labour System has been and still remains the incessant strikes by workers. Strike as distasteful as it is, performs various useful functions, for example when it is properly used, it can force management to concede to the demands of the workers. In spite of its usefulness in the employer-employee’s relationship, it imposes costs on the two sides and on the economy as a whole.How has the government responded to the problem of industrial action wh...

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,

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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[   ...

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...


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