THE NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM

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THE NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM

LEGAL SYSTEM II A. INTERNAL CONFLICT OF LAW English law and customary law Matters between natives and natives. Matters between natives and non-natives Lex Situs. B. JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS The role of the judiciary The history and development of the courts C. TYPES AND JURISDICTIONS OF COURTS Customary and Area courts Magistrate and District Courts Courts

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Law and Morality

JURISPRUDENCE EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN LAW AND MORALITY Introduction: According to Dias, “No one denies that many laws do reflect moral considerations…The question is not whether they do or do not, but whether they should uphold morals, i.e. the moral justification of using laws in this way.”[1]Thus, there is no doubt that the development of

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