IMPRISONMENTS’ INTENDED AND UNINTENDED EFFECTS

INTRODUCTION Although most prison sentences are imposed either routinely or because they are regarded as the offenders deserts, the sentences sometimes has hopes that incarceration will have a beneficial effect. On the other side of the coin, are the unwanted effects of imprisonment, the prison officials may make efforts to reduce the unwanted foreseeable but…

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ABUSE OF POWER AND CONSTRAINTS

INTRODUCTION Policemen have probably been the targets of negative responses from citizens from nearly the beginning of organized law enforcement. In Nigeria, the constitution guarantees individual freedom, therefore in the eyes of many, the less the police intrude into their personal affairs, the better people have been antagonistic to the police for various justifiable reasons,…

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STATE COURTS IN NIGERIA

 INTRODUCTION The High court is a Superior Court of Record with unlimited jurisdiction. It has original jurisdiction and also appellate jurisdiction over the decisions of the magistrate Courts, Juvenile courts and any other jurisdiction assigned under any other law. The Federal High courts and the State High Courts are of coordinate jurisdiction but having different…

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