Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 4(1) 2014

ISSN 2045-8401 (Print)

ISSN 2045-8525 (Online)

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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.




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


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




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




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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AJLC   VOLUME 4   NUMBER   1  (2014)



1.     The Legality Of The Practice Of Holding Charge Under The Nigerian Criminal Justice System; pp. 1-10 [Authors: OKOJIE, Eric Ayemere and ENAKEMERE, Lucky Ehimen] View Abstract  Download Full Text


2.     The Legal Principles And Injustices Of The Doctrine Of Confession: An Analysis Of The Judicial Process In Bangladesh; pp. 11-16 [Authors: HOSEN, Gazi Delwar; PATOARI, Manjur Hossain; and CHOWDHURY, Saifur Rahman] View Abstract  Download Full Text


3.     Old Age, Victimisation And Crime; pp. 17-24 [Author: POWELL, Jason L.] View Abstract  Download Full Text


4.   Financial Investigation And Disclosure As Defence Mechanisms Against Corporate Fraud In Nigeria: Are We There Yet? pp. 25-41 [Authors: MMADU, Rufus Akpofurere and AKOMOLAFE, Rotimi Joseph] View Abstract  Download Full Text


5.   The Impact Of Modern Laws On Same Sex Marriage In Nigeria: A Legal History Perspective; pp. 42-60 [Author:BASSEY, Joseph R.] View   Abstract  Download Full Text


6.   Humanitarian Intervention And Responsibility To Protect: The Legal Implications Of The United States-Led Intervention In Iraq; pp.61-70 [Authors: DICKSON, Monday and EZIRIM, Gerald E] View Abstract   Download Full Text


7.   Does Absence Of Informed Consent Constitute A Violation Of Human Rights? Pp. 71-76 [Author: NNADI, Ine]View Abstract  Download Full Text


8.   Actus Reus And Customary Criminal Law In Nigeria: An Appraisal Of Context And Applicability; pp. 77-88 [Authors: IGWE O.W and Enefaa   Longjohn] View Abstract  Download Full Text

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