Abbreviation: J. Law Conflict. Resolut
Start Year: 2009
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DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2015.0225[Article Number: 242780B57018]
The Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) 2012 is designed to provide a comprehensive legal framework for the operation of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. In providing a framework for dealing with the environmental impacts of petroleum exploration and production, s.118 (5) of the PIB 2012 provides that where any act of vandalism, sabotage or other civil unrest occurs which causes damage to any petroleum facilities... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013. 0162[Article Number: 03F89CD56395]
Divorce does great violence to marriage, and by extension to family and society. Although the provisions for divorce under the Nigerian Matrimonial Causes Act frustrates the ideal of a lifelong union made normative by the natural law, the provisions and practices of divorce under the various customary laws are arguably much more devastating to the quintessential stability of marriage. It is either that the grounds... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0167[Article Number: 157B8B555792]
Constitutional amendments are changes or alterations made to a given constitution with a view to improving it. In order to be able to adjust to future needs and prepare for unforeseen circumstances, most written constitutions usually contain special procedures for their amendment. This paper examines the constitutional amendment procedure in Nigeria and the requirement of presidential assent. Key words:... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2015.0207[Article Number: DCFC77E54997]
Media censorship is a global phenomenon that has foreshadowed information outlets for centuries. A common ground for censorship is maintenance of an orderly state, whereas, the underlying motive is to keep public ignorant of the information that can potentially threaten authorities. The worldwide Internet connectivity in the contemporary era allows information to pass through within and beyond borders in minimal time;... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2015.0200[Article Number: DBCD59B54216]
Arbitration is a private exercise based on the agreement of the parties and is administered by appointed ad hoc arbitral tribunal or established arbitral centre or institution. International commercial arbitration which is one of the procedures for resolution of international commercial disputes is patronized by many commercial men and women including corporate bodies and states. The essence of this paper is to inquire... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR09.026[Article Number: 5EB8E3E51507]
Prior to 1986 consumers were unaware of their rights. The business community was exploiting the innocent consumers as per their own choice. The new economic policy and the policy of liberalization adopted in India since 1991 have completely altered the face of business ethics by generating larger flows without the attendant accountability. The problems of consumers have become more acute during the last two... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2014.0189[Article Number: C32C67A50831]
This paper presents a discussion of certain procedural issues that confront an individual taxpayer in the United States when dealing with a civil tax audit conducted by the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”). Given the nature of the topic, the paper cannot address every such issue because the topic is vast and each individual situation is unique. It is, however, the author’s hope that the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2014.0183[Article Number: BEA811B47455]
The nature and characteristics of war in the post-cold war era have been the focus of academic debates in the field of Peace and Conflict studies in recent years especially with regard to whether or not a distinction should be made between ‘old’ and ‘new’ wars. Mary Kaldor’s ‘new wars’ thesis, a very significant contribution to these debates, argues that there is a distinction... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2014.0184[Article Number: 14A005846712]
Arbitration is considered as a cheaper, quicker and technicality-free alternative dispute resolution mechanism than litigation. This paper examines some aspects of the law and practice of commercial arbitration in Nigeria under the arbitration and conciliation act 1990. In particular, it examines the law and practice of commercial arbitration relating to arbitration agreements, appointment of arbitrators,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0179[Article Number: 1C519CE46713]
As philosopher says that change is the permanent phenomenon in life, so, conflict has been identified as the propelling agent. It thus explains why these natural phenomena have been employed to discuss the historical experience in a part of Africa. Ilorin is one of the capitals of states (Kwara State) in Nigeria. It is located on latitude 80-30 north and longitude 40-35 east. As frontier to both the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0164[Article Number: D63473A44728]
This article reflects on and appraises the recent preventive approach to terrorism which is of a varied nature and which has to do more particularly with the United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1373. The resolution is relatively new, yet it shows the way forward in tackling the menace of terrorism. It clearly points out areas where efforts should be geared towards if the fight against terrorism would be won.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR11.038[Article Number: 8045BDB44731]
The land problem in Kenya has many faces, one of which is the Squatter Problem. Kenya is primarily an agricultural economy. Approximately 75% of Kenya’s population is employed in the agriculture sector, hence the issue of land becomes core and delicate. The objective of the study was to investigate the factors leading to landlessness in Kenya and it paid special attention to the Rift Valley Province. Specifically,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR11.047[Article Number: C3515E944736]
This essay begins by analyzing how Hegel and Honneth’s theory of recognition would seem to lend support to insurgent terrorists’ struggle for the right to self-determination. Insurgent terrorism looks like a concretization of what Honneth calls the moral protest of the oppressed against the powerful. Insurgent terrorism also resembles the politics of recognition in that it challenges the legitimacy of the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0168[Article Number: 1575AB343907]
Servants of the public are themselves masters of themselves. The striking paradox of consequence of corruption has placed a high degree of proof on public officers who retain the level of fairness that match with the degree of the onus. The issue of corruption is not restricted to the dark hallways of government offices but officers who are under duty to enhance the society have rendered in tatters the entire sacrosanct... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2014.0180[Article Number: CD404BC43908]
Well known to construction industry contracts are disputes such as unresolved claims and are inimical to achieving project objectives. This has attracted provision of dispute resolution clause in contractual agreements such as Arbitration clause aimed at resolving any emerging dispute. However, the issue of challenge of jurisdiction (powers) of the arbitrator(s) remains a reoccurring determination in Nigeria courts.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0170[Article Number: CF393B443909]
Broadly speaking elements and principles of human rights are incorporated in teachings of the most religions of the world including Buddhism. Notion of a right is very much there in Buddhism. The elements incorporated in social message of Buddha are part and parcel of modern day principles of human Rights incorporated in many international declarations, covenants, protocols and constitutions of most of the countries of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0161[Article Number: 1D65E8B46970]
This paper assesses what progress there is in Cameroon regarding women’s statuses. Based on a qualitative strategy, the paper examines laws that are in place to address women’s plight in the country. The paper argues that while progress is being made on some levels, the status quo, that is, female marginalization is still entrenched in other facets. The paper advances recommendations for creating... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0163[Article Number: F5C23B446971]
The increasing number of creators who publish their works has led to an increase in copyright violations and a pressure on copyright legislation. It is herein argued that as copyright becomes prohibitive, social norms, domestic cultural and economic diversity consideration as well as the values of the copyright holder tend to dominate so that using domestic norms to generate international norms would more easily permit... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR2013.0159[Article Number: 38001DA7730]
Democracies empower people to make decisions. Consequent upon the ideal impressions of Democracy, there ought to have been no scope for the human rights violation in a democratic society. But once we introspect the society of Kashmir (in India), the realistic form of democracy is lagging. Over the past two decades, in particular, the suffering of the Kashmiri people has reached an indescribable intensity... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JLCR12.005[Article Number: A1B48307731]
This study analyzes the contested authorities that deal with land and criminal conflict in the Ixil Region of Guatemala. We studied the local laws, customs and actors governing the use of violence, conflict resolution and justice. Actors included indigenous NGOs, individual leaders (community and municipal), youth gangs, armed security patrols, and organized criminal networks. Findings suggest that the Guatemalan State... Read more.
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