LAW AND SOCIETY IN NIGERIA: Essays in Honour of Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro (2021) by Oghenemaro Festus Emiri & Desmond Tobechukwu Orisewezie


This book is a tribute in honour of His Lordship, Honourable Justice Marshal Umukoro, the Chief Judge of Delta State from 28 May 2015 to 24 May, 2021, in appreciation of his scholarly contributions to the development of law and administration of Justice.

  • Emerging Approach to Recusal Applications – Kate Abiri
  • Why Should Judges Care about Economics as Decision maker? – Festus Emiri
  • Process-based Writing Oghenemaro – Festus Emiri, Ernest Owusu-Dapaa & lleola Adesina
  • Correlation between Human Rights and the Administration of Justice in Nigeria – Desmond T. Orisewezie
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework of Banks Insolvency – Lawrence Juwah
  • Damages in Employment Disputes – Folabi Kuti
  • Disenfranchisement in Electoral Process – Enemhinye Ehigiator
  • Critical Review of Male Rape and Human Rights Jigsaw in Nigeria – Ndubuisi Nwafor, Ezinne Ogbonna & Ikechukwu Ugwu
  • Global Best Practices in the Regulation of Natural Resources Exploration – Godric Tam Deinduomo
  • Education and National Development – Anthony Ikemefuna Idigbe
  • Operationalizing Sustainable Development in Natural Resources Exploration in Nigeria – Godric Tam Deinduomo
  • Statutory Framework and Legislative Amendment for Active Youth Inclusiveness in Governance in Nigeria – Amari Omaka & Johnny Okongwu Chi
  • Differentiation in State Policy on Illicit Drug: Some Lessons from Approaches Regulating Cannabis – Chidi Lloyd & Godric Tam Deinduomo
  • The Scope of the International War On Illicit Drugs: the Current Framework and Its Effectiveness – Chidi Lloyd
  • Some Cases and Judgments involving Hon. Justice Marshal Umokoro
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Festus Emiri –¬†Oghenemaro Festus Emiri is Professor of Jurisprudence; The Rhetorician & Dean of The Rhetor Place, Lekki, Lagos & EK Clark Distinguished Professor of Lawyering Skills, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo. He was formerly Dean of Law, Delta State University and Deputy Director-General Nigerian Law School. His research interests are Legal Education and Bar Practice, Legal Theory and Remedies.

Desmond Orisewezie –¬†Desmond is an experienced Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Change Leader, Researcher & Strategist, a member of the Nigerian Bar Association National Human Rights Committee and several other professional bodies. He is currently undergoing postgraduate studies in International Law at the University of Hull, England, United Kingdom.


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