Research Papers/Topics in Criminology

Nigerian Law School Criminal Litigation Summarized Note

Note:Special focus on ACJA and ACJL being most notorious and current.INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LITIGATION.:: INTRODUCTION / OVERVIEW / SCOPE OF CRIMINAL LITIGATION. CriminalLitigation encompasses from the moment a complaint is made, to arrest, arraignment,obtaining of evidence, constitutional safeguards, trial, judgment, appeal, prerogative ofmercy.:: COMPARISON OF THE RULES AND LAWS APPLICABLE IN DIFFERENTPARTS OF NIGERIA. PREFERABLY TABULAR.:: SOURCES OF CRIMINAL LITIGATION.- Principal Enact...

The prevalence and effect of domestic violence against women in Kano State ( a case study of Fagge local government area)

ABSTRACTThe over – riding aim of this research work is to examine the Prevalence and effect of domestic violence against women in Kano State, (a case study of Fagge Local Government Area).To effectively carry out of this research data was collectected in form of questionnaire from respondents who are people living and working in Fagge L.G.A (150) one hundred and fifty questionnaire were administered, (118) one hundred and eighteen copies were returned and (100) one hundred copies are used. ...

Theories of Juvenile Offending - strain theory, social control, labelling and inequality,

This report considers four theories regarding youth criminality; strain theory, social control, labelling and inequality, all of which impact upon youths in various forms. This is considered alongside their impact upon law and order, politics and the youth justice system. The aim is to provide a critical approach to the theories and how they affect both the individual and the youth justice system. Works by Agnew, Hirschi, Mertz and other prominent thinkers and practitioners in the relevant fi...

Youth Crime in Victoria - Politics, law and order, and media representations

This essay will explore how politics and the media use youth criminality to forward their agendas, using as examples; demonised Sudanese youth groups by the media, the left-wing/right wing political contentions for centralist advantage, and the challenges facing the forces of law and order in front-line positions. Analysis undertaken by Jennings and Reingle is taken into account along with historical investigations by Cunneen, Richards and White, and longitudinal research by Piquero.

Norms, values, labels questioning the judiciary, the media and social normativity

The essay will consider normative and postmodern sociological theories which can be applied within the article "Complaint lodged against judge who made 'offensive', 'discriminatory' comments to Aboriginal defendants” by Maddocks, 2017. It takes into account expectations of our society regarding judicial application plus the mental strain which may be exerted on the judge as an individual in the execution of his office. It also considers the position of the media and its ability to exert lab...

Would a possible offender lie during an interview - If so, how can we detect deception scientifically

This essay explores how physical expressions of deception, in the context of communication, affects interviewing within the criminal justice system. Body language as cues to deception are explored in the study by Wright & Wheatcroft (2017) “Police officers' beliefs about, and use of, cues to deception” and the influence of eye contact with the study by The Global Deception Research Team (2006) “A World of Lies.” This essay uses as a case study The Confession (2010a), the police interv...

Is the EFCC a Toothless Bulldog in the Control of Financial Malpractices of Corrupt Public Officers in Nigeria?

TOPIC : IS THE EFCC A TOOTHLESS BULLDOG IN THE CONTROL  OF FINANCIAL MALPRACTICES OF PUBLIC OFFICERS IN NIGERIA?  (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN STATE GOVERNORS AND OTHER PUBLIC  OFFICERS) 2003-2008   TABLE OF CONTENT ·         Title Page ·         Certification ·         Dedication ·      &nbs...

AN EVALUATION OF NIGERIAN ARMY COUNTER TERRORISM STRATEGIES IN NORTH EASTERN STATE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research work is to examine and evaluate the effectiveness of Nigeria Army counter terrorism strategies in North-Eastern state of Nigeria, a case study of Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole in Borno State from 2011 - 2018. As the Boko Haram terrorist group wages war on a widening range of targets in Nigeria, the inefficiency of the government has been starkly revealed – along with the urgent need for deep-cutting political and socio-economic reforms to counter a growing sen...

EFFECT OF PROLIFERATION OF SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA)

                                                                             ABSTRACT One of the major security...

AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS

The project is on “An assessment of Nigerian prison inmates and recidivism among offenders”, using Kuje Convict Prisons Abuja as a case study. It starts with the introductory chapter, discussed background of the study, statement of the problems and purposes among which are; to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation to inmate, to examine the causes of recidivism; and research questions was meant to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation on inmate?, what are the cause...

Internet security: Need for a Unified Institutional Framework in Nigeria

This article carefully considers the institutional framework for fighting Cybercrimes in Nigeria. 

Household and Neighourhood Response to House Buglary in Ibadan

House burglary is a prevailing issue in Nigeria owing to the inefficiency of formal security institutions in dealing with incidences of urban household burglary. This study examines households and neighbourhoods’ responses to household burglary in Ibadan, Nigeria. In-depth interviews and household questionnaires were the primary data collection tools. A cross- sectional survey design was adopted while a multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 299 respondents. Analysis of Variance ...

The factors that influence the growth of cultism in tertiary institution

            ABSTRACTThis study is an investigation into the factors that influence the growth of cultism in tertiary institution. A case study of college of Education, Ekiadolor, Benin. The main objective was to  (i) Investigate the factors responsible for cultism (ii)  To examine the effect of cultism in Institution of higher learning (iii) To provide information on role of parent in the control of cultism  (iv) To ascertain the role o...

The Impact of domestic violence against women in nigeria

This study is an investigation into the Impact of domestic violence against women in Lagos State, a case study of Ikeja Local Government Area.  To successfully carry out this research, data was gathered using questionnaire from respondents who are individuals living and working in Ikeja LGA. (150) one hundred and fifty questionnaire were administered. After critically analyzing  the data  that was collected, the results of the findings   has shown that the impact of  domestic vi...

CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM THE NIGERIAN PERSPECTIVE

This paper discusses and highlights the various lapses of the Nigerian Criminal Justice System and provides data as to the number of awaiting trial inmates in the Nigerian prison and it outlines various ways to curb the menace of over crowding in the Nigerian prisons with awaiting trial inmates.


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