ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN NIGERIA: ANALYSING THE DOMINANT LEGAL IDEOLOGY

The paper critically examined the dominant legal ideology of the Nigerian judges and their attitudes towards statutory interpretation. This was done in the light of the traditional and modern methods, and techniques of judicial reasoning and decision making. It condemned the strict constructionist legal approach which appears to be the pervading orientation of the judges and called for a

EXPLORING THE CHALLENGES AND LIMITS IN THE COMPLIANCE WITH TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE NORM IN NON-REGIME TRANSITIONS: THE CASE OF POST-2018 ETHIOPIA

The last decades witnessed the emergence of transitional justice as a global norm which obliges postconflict transitioning states to address systematic past human rights violations through purposeful judicial and non-judicial mechanisms. While its typical architecture focused on formal transitions, the dynamics of non-regime transitions and compliance is often neglected in transitional

CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE ETHIOPIAN RECONCILIATION COMMISSION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

This paper examined the Ethiopian Reconciliation Commission establishment proclamation with a view to assessing the Commission’s probable effectiveness to attain its short, medium and long-term goals as a transitional justice accountability measure. For the purpose of critical appraisal, different factors which appear in the literature to be crucial to the effectiveness of truth