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Citation Hulk

Forget Grammar Nazi. If Law Review has done anything to me this semester, it has turned me into a Citation Hulk. There I am, minding my own business, when I come across a legal citation. 29 more words

Law School Life

Equality in Cohabitation and Marriage- Are we there yet?

There is a common misconception within the realm of family law regarding cohabiting couples. Around two-thirds of cohabiting couples wrongly believe they have rights as common law husband and wife; this is the myth known as “common-law marriage”. 1,201 more words

Law Review

REVISITING THE LAW ON ​PLEA BARGAINS: A TROJAN HORSE OR ANOTHER ROAD TO DAMASCUS?

An astonishingly robust number of dissertations have been written by lawyers and students alike, all of whom have exemplified their scholarships on the issue of plea bargain as it concerns the criminal jurisprudence in Nigeria. 2,363 more words

Skye Bank’s Corporate Governance Failures; Bridge Bank Solutions

On the 21st of September, 2018 it was announced that the banking license of Skye Bank Plc has been revoked by the regulatory institution, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). 894 more words

Legal

The ‘Public Interest’ - An Undefined Term Resulting in Inadequate Whistleblower Protection

The overall lack of a conclusive definition of the ‘public interest’ has led to mixed approaches in the way in which those who leak confidential information are handled, as well as the legal protection that is afforded to such people, should they decide to leak information. 944 more words

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RECOVERY OF PREMISES: THE LAW AND A LANDLORD’S RIGHT TO SELF HELP

A nightmare commonly shared by property owners is that of an erring tenant unwilling or unable to pay the rent as agreed on the due date. 1,380 more words

Legal

PRIVACY MATTERS BUT WHAT ABOUT FREEDOM OF THE MEDIA?

The passing of the Human Rights Act 1998 brought the trade-off between certain rights to the forefront of human rights matters in UK courts by permitting the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) to work through the dualist system of the UK to provide recourse in domestic courts. 1,535 more words

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