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Chijioke Ucheakonam wins the 3rd Lawteract Essay Competition

The third edition of the lawteract essay competition commenced on the 13rd of February and closed on the 16th of March 2021. The topic of the essay was: Resolving Conflicting Treaty Based International Obligations. The competition was keenly contested with exactly 418 entries from different universities in Nigeria (public and private). The essays were dispatched …

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SHEKAU’S (BOKO-HARAM) LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES: AN INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW PERSPECTIVE

Shekau’s (Boko-Haram) Legal Responsibilities: An International Humanitarian Law Perspective Epilogue The Chibok Girls and then the Dapchi schoolgirls followed and more recently, the Kankara Government School boys. What Shekau doesn’t seem to understand is that you can actually be a terrorist without kidnapping kids or slaughtering innocents in an execution. He must learn this. Download …

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LAWTERACT EXCLUSIVE CHAT SPECIAL WITH AYOMIDE, JIDE OMOLE

LAWTERACT EXCLUSIVE CHAT SPECIAL WITH AYOMIDE, JIDE OMOLE In An Exclusive Chat LAWTERACT had with Ayo Jide-Omole, an Aviation and Space Lawyer who plies her trade in the Netherlands, a wide range of issues bordering on the need for diversification of practice areas, lawyers welfare and learnable lessons from the Netherlands legal industry amongst other …

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POLICE BRUTALITY: A PRODUCT OF THE MISTAKEN IDENTITY BETWEEN THE ENFORCEMENT OF MORALITY AND THE LAW

POLICE BRUTALITY: A PRODUCT OF THE MISTAKEN IDENTITY BETWEEN THE ENFORCEMENT OF MORALITY AND THE LAW BY TAIWO. I. ABIODUN-ONI Download pdf INTRODUCTION ENDSARS!!! This power word is probably the most important activism slogan in the world at the moment, arguably a rival to the BLACKLIVESMATTER movement that trailed in the United States of America …

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VACANCY FOR COORDINATOR OF VOLUNTEERS AT LAWTERACT LEGAL AID PROJECT

The LAWTERACT LEGAL AID PROJECT is a three goaled project that keys into SDG Goal No 16, seeking to decongest Nigerian Correctional Centers, provide free legal representations to indigent inmates as well as to ensure the sanctity of the Nigerian Criminal Justice System through sensitization on issues related to fundamental human rights. This project kick starts, November …

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CASTRATION OF SEXUAL OFFENDERS: A FOOT TOO DEEP INTO RETRIBUTIVISM

CASTRATION OF SEXUAL OFFENDERS: A FOOT TOO DEEP INTO RETRIBUTIVISM By Taiwo .I. Abiodun-Oni Download Article Introduction Castration of males and removal of female fallopian tubes for rapists in Kaduna State. Feels like a line from the stone age manual. Extremity of punishment is just another attempt at governments to resort to over regulation to …

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