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Title:Valley of decisions: biography and essays in honour of Hon. Justice Iorhemen Hwande
Editor:Imbwaseh, Akaa
Year:2012
Pages:362
Language:English
City of publisher:Ibadan
Publisher:Safari Books Ltd
ISBN:9788431186; 9789788431183
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:administration of justice
judges
jurisprudence
legislation
biographies (form)
festschrifts (form)
About person:Iorhemen Hwande
Abstract:This book was put together to honour the Chief Judge of Benue State, Nigeria, Justice Iorhemen Hwande. It is divided into two parts. The five chapters in the first part contain a biography of the judge, including his judicial philosophy and ideology. The second part contains academic reflections on the incorporation of an insurance company in Nigeria, the administration of criminal justice, insider dealing by company directors in Nigeria, the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea as a tool for the resolution of climate change disputes, the legal effects of confessional statements in drug trials, the Nigerian Land Use Act and the mortgage industry, the dilemmas of a Christian lawyer, insurance contracts and the principle of indemnity, democracy in Nigeria, comparative international and regional case law concerning the justiciability and enforcement of social rights, the polemics of summary trial procedure under section 157(1) of Nigeria's Criminal Procedure Code, the liability of an employer for wrongful dismissal of an employee under Nigerian law, instruments to regulate and restrict international trade, and the appointment of judicial officers to the Superior Courts of Benue State. Contributors: Akaa Imbwaseh, Aondofa Aligba, Iorun Nicholas Iorember, M.M. Dura, M.E. Ediru, L.O. Ogiji, P.A. Ocheme, V.A. Ishima, Shishi John M., Kaase Tony Fyanka, A.I. Ityonyiman, E.A. Kenen, U.D. Ikoni, and Tony A. Ijohor. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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