Nigerian Legal Methods

Nigerian Legal Methods

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This text is a collection of writings on assigned topics by some scholars and lecturers in the Faculty of Law at Benson Idahosa University and those invited from outside the university. The idea to write a text for use in the study of legal methods for law students was borne out of the desire to present a range of updated material in this area of study. The focus of this text is Nigeria. The book is written in simple, easy-to-understand language, and meant essentially for law students in the first year of the five year course in Law, as structured by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Nevertheless, persons who are in need of information or education on different aspects of the Nigerian legal process will also find aspects of the text useful. The contributors come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, which is reflected in their styles of presentation. However, each has endeavoured to present the assigned topic in such a form as to enhance comprehension by the primary beneficiaries. The inclusion of chapters on advocacy and mooting skills, as well as examination skills and strategies, makes this text unique, and allows it to offer more detailed analysis than existing texts in Nigeria provide.... referencing style for their Faculty, but note that the a€œauthordatea€ system of citation in footnote and bibliography ... Kinds of Reference Styles There are various kinds of referencing or citation styles. ... The legal citation styles used almost universally in Canada is based on the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (McGill Guide), published by McGill Law Journal.18 British Legal Citation almost universally follows the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities ( OSCOLA).

Title:Nigerian Legal Methods
Author:C. C. Ohuruogu, O. T. Umahi
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2013-09-27


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