Journal of
Law and Conflict Resolution

  • Abbreviation: J. Law Conflict. Resolut
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9804
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLCR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 102

Table of Content: March 2012; 4(3)

March 2012

Legitimacy, legitimation and succession in Nigeria: An appraisal of Section 42(2) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended on the rights of inheritance

The concept of “legal pluralism” exists in Nigeria wherein three systems of law are simultaneously in operation. The interactions between these systems of law with respect to a common subject matter have resulted in serious internal conflicts of laws and human rights issues. The interactions between common law, statutes and customary law on the subject of legitimacy and legitimation offer a more complex...

Author(s): Paul Okhaide Itua

March 2012

Civil jurisdiction of the high court of the United Republic of Tanzania: A critical comment on the amendment made by Act no. 25 of 2002 and its impact on the pecuniary jurisdiction of the High Court

There have been debates on the bench and bar on the civil jurisdiction of the High Court of the United Republic of Tanzania, particularly the pecuniary jurisdiction. On the bench, the debates have been developed by the Honorable Judges of the Court itself. The basis of the debates is the amendments brought by Act No. 25 of 2002, the written laws (miscellaneous amendments) Act, which, inter alia, amended the...

Author(s): Marwa Maridadi Phanuel