Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 1(2) 2011


ISSN 2045-8401 (Print)

ISSN 2045-8525 (Online)

Current Cumulative Impact Factor: 29.9




African Journal of Law and Criminology (AJLC) is a highly specialised peer-review journal published in the United Kingdom. The goal of the journal is to engage in theoretical exploration of law, criminology and related fields including law enforcement, sociology, social work, criminalistics, penal reforms, sentencing, drugs law enforcement, criminal/civil procedures, victimology, offenders treatment/rehabilitation and general areas of criminology and forensic investigations. It also seeks to explore legal systems and the mutual intersections of Law and cultures around the world. The editors invite scholars from all over the world to submit papers, evaluation articles, commentaries, and critical reviews of existing publications. All manuscripts are subject to peer reviews by referees on the basis of their quality of scholarship, originality, and contribution to legal knowledge.




Dr. Akalemwa Ngenda , School of Law, Brunel University, United Kingdom 




Dr. Gbenga Oduntan, School of Law, University of Kent, United Kingdom 




Dr. (Mrs) Ashish Virk, Institute of Laws, Panjab University Regional Centre, Punjab, India 


Chacha Bhoke Murungu, Esq., Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Professor Uche Jack-Osimiri, Faculty of Law, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria


Dr. Raed S. A Faqir, School of Law, Balqa Applied University, Jordan


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1.      The Relevance of Separation of Powers in a Democratic System of Government: A Comparative Approach; pp. 1-19 [Author: Edeko, S. E] View Abstract  Download Full Text


2.      The Privilege of Freedom of Speech and the Penal Jurisdiction of Parliament Revisited; pp.20-38; [Author: Edeko, S. E]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


3.      Crime Trends Among Youth (15-29) In Gujrat, Pakistan; pp. 39-49; [Authors: Muhammad Wajid Tahir, Rubina Kauser, Shanza Tousif, Muhammad Awais Nazir, Arslan Arshad, and Aneeqa Butt]; View Abstract  Download Full Text


4.      Judicial Activism And Intervention In The Doctrine Of Political Questions In Nigeria: An Analytical Exposition; pp. 50-69 [Authors: Ibrahim IMAM, A.O. SAMBO, Wahab EGBEWOLE and A.B. ABDULKADIR]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


5.      Human Rights Protection In Nigeria: From Rhetoric To Pragmatic Agenda; pp. 70-81; [Authors: Jacob Abiodun DADA and Mike E. IBANGA]View Abstract  Download Full Text


6.      The Quest For Anthropological Criminology And The Utility Of Traditional Crimes Prevention Methods: The Case Of Aele Symbolism; pp. 82-97; [Author: OKUNOLA, Rashidi Akanji and OJO, Matthias Olufemi Dada]  View Abstract  Download Full Text


7.      A Jurisprudential Review Of The Controversies On The Nature Of Islamic Law; pp. 98-116 [Author: ORAEGBUNAM, Ikenga K. E.]View Abstract  Download Full Text


8.      The Borderlines Of Rule Of Law, Good Governance And Sustainable Development: A Discourse; pp. 117-134 [Authors: HANAFI, Hammed A.]View Abstract  Download Full Text


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