Author Archives: tlc

Author Archives: tlc

  • THE LAW OF INHERITANCE IN NIGERIA

    THE LAW OF INHERITANCE IN NIGERIA

    The rights of a person over his property, whether real or personal survives his death and devolves on his personal representatives by operation of law. These personal representatives may either be executors or administrators. Executors are appointed by the deceased in his Will to execute the ...
  • KIDNAPPING IN NIGERIA: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE LAWS

    KIDNAPPING IN NIGERIA: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE LAWS

    The entire globe have come to witness the recurring abduction of individuals across the globe and these abductions arise from differing circumstances which bother in most cases on financial political or religious gains. Kidnapping is the abduction or unlawful transportation of a person, usually ...
  • THE ADJUDICATION OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OFFENCES IN THE MILITARY

    THE ADJUDICATION OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OFFENCES IN THE MILITARY

    A female soldier in Iraq is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire — Representative Jane Harmon, March 8, 2010. The military of any nation is indeed its defence and strength as a major responsibility of this all important body is the protection and defence of a ...
  • CAN CHOREOGRAPHY BE PROTECTED UNDER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW?

    CAN CHOREOGRAPHY BE PROTECTED UNDER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW?

    In the entertainment industry, intellectual property law grants individuals, exclusive rights to their works so that they may recoup the costs associated with developing and marketing artistic talent and producing creative works, such as movies, plays, and musicals. Members of the entertainment ...
  • ADDUCING EVIDENCE OF PREVIOUS CONVICTION IN LAW

    ADDUCING EVIDENCE OF PREVIOUS CONVICTION IN LAW

    The administration of matters whether civil or criminal by the court of law is an important duty of the judiciary being the third arm of government in any jurisdiction worldwide. The court is called upon to dispense justice according to evidence adduced before it by litigants; it is value of ...
  • AN ANALYSIS OF THE LAW OF NUISANCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

    AN ANALYSIS OF THE LAW OF NUISANCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

    All societies attempt to protect its citizens through laws, rules and regulations that would prevent an individual’s right or person from being violated. This violation could occur in two dimensions; first where it is criminal, it attracts the wrath and punishment of the state and where it is ...
  • BRANDING AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    BRANDING AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    In today’s dynamic and global world, brands are generally recognized as a key asset for creating value for any business entity or corporation. Any business or enterprise, in the wide sense of that term, be it for-profit, not-for-profit, small, medium-sized or large, even a country or ...
  • ADVANCE NOTIFICATION VIS-À-VIS THE LAW OF PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY AND PROTEST

    ADVANCE NOTIFICATION VIS-À-VIS THE LAW OF PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY AND PROTEST

    In every part of the world, you will find that whenever the citizens of a country wish to bring certain issues to the ears of their governments, they most often times embark on peaceful assembly and protest, which ultimately helps to drive government’s attention to those issues that bothers ...
  • INTERNATIONAL CHILD CUSTODY AND ABDUCTION LAWS

    INTERNATIONAL CHILD CUSTODY AND ABDUCTION LAWS

    In today’s changing world with the ease in communication and travel, international marriages and relationships have become a very common phenomenon and a frequent feature of our daily lives and interactions. The number of international marriages is at the highest it has ever been and it only ...
  • LAWS REGULATING INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION OF CHILDREN

    LAWS REGULATING INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION OF CHILDREN

    One of the most critical aspects of adoption is intercountry adoption. This occurs where a child living in one country is adopted by parents in another country. Basically, intercountry adoption (also referred to as international adoption or transnational adoption) is a type of adoption in which ...