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A CRITIQUE ON THE DOCTRINE OF PRE-ACTION NOTICE IN NIGERIA
» A CRITIQUE ON THE DOCTRINE OF PRE ACTION NOTICE IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT The procedural aspect of the law is generally provided in the various Rules of Court which are applied from the Magistrates’ Courts to the Supreme Court. Rules of Court are meant to be obeyed. Apart from Rules of Court, there are other statutes which provide for procedure. Apart from Rules of Court or statutes which are sp...Continue Reading »
85 pages | 315 engagements |
AN EXAMINATION OF CORRUPTION UNDER THE NIGERIA CRIMINAL LAW
» ABSTRACT This research work examines corruption, its legal effect, its meanings and peculiar manifestation in the Nigeria society. Abortive efforts made in the past to curtail the problem, and present experiments to eradicate the scourges from our polity are also examined. The term, “corruption” implies an undue advantage, abuse of office, undeserved favour obtained through manipulation o...Continue Reading »
66 pages | 371 engagements |
INSURANCE AS PECULIAR SPECIE OF THE LAW OF CONTRACT
» INSURANCE AS PECULIAR SPECIE OF THE LAW OF CONTRACT CHAPTER 1 GENERAL INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION Insurance is an intricate economic and social device for the handling of risks to life and property. It is social in nature because it represents the various individuals for mutual benefits by combining together funds to reduce the consequence of similar risks. The purpose of Insurance ...Continue Reading »
71 pages | 254 engagements |
THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT AND ITS ROLE IN THE PROSECUTION OF GENOCIDE
» BY CHAPTER ONECONCEPT OF CRIMES AND THE NECESSITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT IntroductionThe history of mankind is a chronicle of bloodshed and violence among people with competing interests, ideologies and aspirations. In the face of the calamitous historical records, one might be tempted to conclude that ingrained practices are inexorable and unalterable and that the final arbiter of ir...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 247 engagements |
A LEGAL AND JURISPRUDENTIAL ANALYSIS OF HOMOSEXUALITY AND SAME SEX MARRIAGES: SU...
» BY TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page iCertification iiApproval iiiDedication ivAcknowledgement vTable of Contents viiCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.1 Definition of Homosexuality 11.2 Who is a Homosexual? 161.3 What is Marriage? 181.4 Forms of Same Sex Marriages 261.5 Same Sex Marriage in Contradistinction with Purposeof Marriage in the Ordinary Sense 30CHAPTER TWO: LAW AND MORALITY IN RELATION TO HOMOSEXUAL...Continue Reading »
81 pages | 267 engagements |
WRONGFUL TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA: A CASE FOR REINSTATE...
» BY TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page – – – – iApproval page – – – – iiDedication – – – – iiiAcknowledgement – – – ivAbstract – – – – vTable of Contents – – – viTable of Cases – – – ixTable of Statutes – – – xiiAbbreviations – – – xiv CHAPTER ONE: CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT: MEANING AND NATURE Introduction – – – 1Meaning and Nature of Contr...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 298 engagements |
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATION OF PARTIES UNDER THE CONTRACT OF CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA
» TABLE OF CASES PAGES Archbold (Freightage) Ltd. v. S. Spnaglett Ltd (1981) 1 Q.B. 374 41 Asfar v. Blindell (1896) 1 Q.B. 123 45 Boardance v. Phipps (1967) 2 A.C. 46 58 Casebourn v. Avery and Houston (1887) S.T.L.R. 795 41 Dakin v. Oxley (1864) 15 C.B.N. 648 44 Heskell v. Continental Express Ltd. (1950) 1 All E.R. 1033 53, 54 Hong Kong Fir Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Kawosoki Jisen Kaisha Ltd...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 231 engagements |
ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND OIL SPILLAGES: AN INDICTMENT TO HUMAN RIGHT AND EN...
» BYTABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page – – – – – – iCertification – – – – – – iiApproval – – – – – – iiiDedication – – – – – – ivAcknowledgement – – – – – – vTable of Contents – – – – – – viiiTable of Statutes – – – – – – xTable of Cases – – – – – – xiiAbbreviations – – – – – – xiiiCHAPTER ONE: Intr...Continue Reading »
103 pages | 285 engagements |
CRIMINOLOGY: SOCIO-PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECT OF GENDER, RACE AND RELIGION ON CRIME
» CRIMINOLOGY: SOCIO PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECT OF GENDER, RACE AND RELIGION ON CRIME BY ABSTRACT The essence of this topic is to explain in details what criminology entails, the study, methodology, etiology, scope amongst others, it also describes why crime is committed, who defines or determines crime and what constitutes crime. The topic covers various schools of thoughts on the reasons why people comm...Continue Reading »
60 pages | 255 engagements |
LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE CONTROL OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN ...
» TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page iCertification iiApproval iiiDedication ivAcknowledgements vTable of Contents viiTable of Cases xTable of Statutes xiiTable of Abbreviation xiiiAbstract xivCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.0 Introduction 11.1 Definition of Environment 81.2 Pollution 101.3 Types of Pollution and Sources 121.3.1 Water Pollution and Sources 121.3.2 Noise Pollution and Sources 151.3.3 Air Poll...Continue Reading »
91 pages | 276 engagements |
A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF INSURABLE INTEREST UNDER THE NIGERIA ...
» CHAPTER ONE NATURE AND DEFINITION OF INSURANCE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Risk and uncertainty are incidental to life. Man may meet untimely death. He may suffer from accident, destruction of property, fire, floods, earthquakes and other natural calamities. Whenever there is uncertainty, there is risk as well a...Continue Reading »
87 pages | 245 engagements |
CRIME REPORTING AND PERCEIVED EFFECTS ON ITS VICTIMS: A CASE STUDY OF ILORIN MET...
» CRIME REPORTING AND PERCEIVED EFFECTS ON ITS VICTIMS: A CASE STUDY OF ILORIN METROPOLIS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Crime is an everyday phenomenon found to have eaten deep into the heart of every society. It is a common word which has uncommon connotations, depending on what an individual or group thinks or defines it,(Hartjen,1978;Sellin 1939). They obser...Continue Reading »
134 pages | 889 engagements |
NIGERIA JUDICIARY SYSTEM PROBLEMS AND WAY OUT
» CHAPTER ONE 1.0Introduction The Judiciary represents the court system in the land, it symbolizes judges and justice. It is the third arm of any modern government. This was popularized by Montesquieu, the French political philosopher and jurist who postulated that there should be separation of judicial duties from legislative and executive functions to forestall tyranny. A court syst...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 1,139 engagements |
APPRAISAL OF THE APPLICATION OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS TO MARRIA...
» ABSTRACT Marriage 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 limit...Continue Reading »
95 pages | 257 engagements |
DO JUDGES MAKE LAW ? ( A CURSORY LOOK AT THE RECURRING QUESTION)
» ABSTRACT It is common knowledge that the age long principle of Separation of powers allocates the governmental functions of law making, law implementation and law interpretation to the Legislative, Executive and Judicial arms of government respectively and each arm is to function independently without any unwarranted inter meddling. It is trite that the function of lawmaking for peaceful coexisten...Continue Reading »
94 pages | 238 engagements |
CRITICAL APPRAISAL ON OPINION EVIDENCE
» CRITICAL APPRAISAL ON OPINION EVIDENCE ABSTRACT Generally, where a court is faced with the problem of determining a suit before it, such can only be solved after making an enquiry into the relevant facts of the evidence put before it by the parties, drawing inferences from those facts, and listening to arguments of parties to the case or of their counsel. Evidence is there from called as a means...Continue Reading »
54 pages | 269 engagements |
CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT UTILITY IN CRIMINAL TRIALS (AN OVERVIEW)
» ABSTRACT The confessional statement of an accused person is of great evidential value in the dispensation of justice. It represents the most important and most frequently encountered exception to the rule against hearsay in criminal cases. This piece of work is propelled toward examining the fundamental conditions of the admissibility in evidence against any person equally of any oral answer given...Continue Reading »
75 pages | 1,734 engagements |
A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF PRESUMPTIONS IN RELATION TO THE LAW OF EVIDENCE
» ABSTRACT Presumption either of law or of fact, is an independent piece of evidence which may or must be drawn from a given sets of facts until the contrary is proved. In general sense, it has cut a niche for itself as it maybe employed in both Civil and Criminal cases. This study will therefore examine the various incidences where presumptions must or may be made before there can be a conviction...Continue Reading »
95 pages | 1,607 engagements |
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTCIE IN NIGERIAN COURTS, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
» ABSTRACT The topic “ Administration of justice in Nigerian courts, problems and prospects” seems to attract to itself the attention and inquisitiveness on the part of the common man or every believer in the Rule of law of what the writer is talking about or what he is going to upon since the mere mention of justice in our society today raises a conjecture and thereafter suffers from univer...Continue Reading »
87 pages | 1,702 engagements |
AN EXAMINATION OF LAWS REGULATING ELECTION PETITIONS IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF...
» AN EXAMINATION OF LAWS REGULATING ELECTION PETITIONS IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF NIGERIA ABSTRACT Today, its no doubt that election petition forms an intrinsic nature of our democratic setting as dispute and dissatisfaction are bound to arise from the conduct of election and as such dispute has to be resolved and determined by a competent judicial bodies in order to maintain the interest law and...Continue Reading »
115 pages | 1,375 engagements |