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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STRUCTURE OF THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE

INTRODUCTION The Nigeria Police Force has come a long way from the ‘Military Police’ of the British Police to the sophisticated Police of today employing a large number of personnel with special branches and qualifications for the office in this unit we shall examine the law establishing the Nigeria Police Force, the organization and levels…

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INFERIOR COURTS IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION It is of great importance to closely examine the court system with a view to know exactly the constitutional and other legal provisions of these courts. Here we must learn that courts differ both in structure, purpose, jurisdiction, personnel, and powers. Court classifications are generally made along these lines. Whether they are inferior or…

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ADMINISTRATION OF COURTS SYSTEM

INTRODUCTION The machinery of Justice and the administration of justice cannot be adequately discussed until we discuss the administration of the courts in the dispensation of Justice. We must agree that creating the institution of the courts alone without the corresponding competent personnel to manage it will only result in failure. The quality of the…

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