The Nigerian Legal System covers the whole spectrum of Nigerian law and encompasses source materials and analyzes them in a manner unprecedented by any work on the Nigerian legal system. Volume I, Public Law has thirteen chapters on constitutional development, customary law with regards to human rights, and criminal law and procedure among others. Volume II has seventeen chapters on private law that includes inheritance and succession, commercial business, trade and investments, and intellectual property. Volume III has thirteen chapters on international law.
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Charles Mwalimu is a former Senior Legal Specialist at the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Zambia, a Masters degree in law librarianship from the University of Washington in Seattle, and a Masters degree in law from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate. As an acknowledged and respected authority on all matters of African law, Mwalimu has advised governments, international organizations, and human rights organizations on democracy, development, and the rule of law in Africa. He has published extensively and is listed in Who's Who in American Law.Review:
« Tackling the Nigerian legal system is a daunting enterprise by any standard and Charles Mwalimu faced it with such courage and energy that he deserves unmitigated praise. The sheer volume of the work, not to mention the necessary research and scholarship, defies all but the finest and most brilliant academic and intellectual. Congratulations on this unquantifiable legacy.
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Book Description Peter Lang Pub Inc, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0820471275