What are weekly law reports?
What are weekly law reports?
The Weekly Law Reports is a “generalist” series of reports. This means that this series of reports provides coverage of cases in all areas of the law (so, criminal cases sit alongside tax cases, and chancery cases sit alongside human rights cases, etc).
What are the official law reports?
The Official Law Reports: Appeal Cases (AC), Queen’s Bench (QB), Family (Fam), Chancery (Ch) and earlier series of the Law Reports published by the ICLR have been the most authoritative reports (or ‘best report’) since 1865. These reports include summaries of counsels’ argument.
What is Nigeria Law Report?
Nigerian Law Reports (NLR) is probably the first law report in Nigeria. It commenced publications in 1916 and reported cases of the former Supreme Court together with a few cases on appeal to the Privy Council from Nigerian Courts. The Nigerian Law Reports (NLR) covered the period 1881 – 1955.
What does V stand for in law?
Pronunciation of case titles. In common law countries with an adversarial system of justice, the names of the opposing parties are separated in the case title by the abbreviation v (usually written as v in Commonwealth countries and always as v. in the U.S.) of the Latin word versus, which means against.
What does Iclr stand for?
Incorporated Council of Law Reporting
As well as the official Law Reports, the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales (ICLR) publishes The Weekly Law Reports, The Industrial Cases Reports, The Business Law Reports, The Public and Third Sector Law Reports and the Consolidated Index to leading law reports.
Are Law reports accurate?
Although the headnote adds value to the report of a judgment, it is the judgment itself which sets the precedent and binds subsequent decision-makers. Nevertheless, a good headnote is a work of meticulous legal draftsmanship and can withstand the closest of textual scrutiny. Accuracy is all.
What is the number one law in Nigeria called?
The Constitution of Nigeria
The Constitution of Nigeria is the supreme law of the country.
What is the difference between primary and secondary rules?
More precisely, primary rules are rules that govern primary conduct, and secondary rules are rules that govern primary or secondary rules.
What makes the Nigerian weekly law reports unique?
Chief Gani Fawehinmi blazed the trail in modern law reporting. The uniqueness of the Nigerian Weekly Law Reports is that not only are all the judgments and rulings of this court published in them on a weekly basis as they are delivered, they also carry selected high quality judgments of the Court of Appeal.”
Who is the founder of Nigerian Law Reports?
The Nigerian Weekly Law Reports was founded in 1985 by Chief Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi (1938 – 2009) LL.B., BL., LL.D., D.Litt., S.A.N., S.A.M., GCON Email Password Forgot your Password ? Login Subscribe to the Nigerian Law Publications Limited mailing list to receive updates on new publicatons, special offers and other information.
Which is the best law reporting culture in Africa?
“The law reporting culture of Nigeria is the best in Africa. In 1985, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN started Nigerian Weekly Law Reports that is regular, well-annotated and as good as any in the world. I, hereby, express my gratitude for this gentleman’s contribution to development of our law”.
Are there any Supreme Court judgements in Nigeria?
We report all latest Nigerian judgements and our report captures the Supreme Court of Nigeria Judgement and the Court of Appeal of Nigeria Judgement. We provide Supreme Court judgement and the Court of Appeal judgement. We also published selected Federal High Court Judgments and National Industrial Court Judgments. ANAMEKWE & ORS v. MINAH (2020)
What are weekly law reports? The Weekly Law Reports is a “generalist” series of reports. This means that this series of reports provides coverage of cases in all areas of the law (so, criminal cases sit alongside tax cases, and chancery cases sit alongside human rights cases, etc). What are the official law reports? The…