Recent Submissions

  • Dignity, body parts and the actio iniuriarum: a novel solution to a common (law) problem? 

    Brown, Jonathan
    BROWN, J. [2018]. Dignity, body parts and the actio iniuriarum: a novel solution to a common (law) problem? Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics [online], (accepted).
    The importance of human 'dignity' in disputes concerning biological material has been recognised, but the term 'dignity' itself is oft decried as a 'hopelessly amorphous', 'vacuous concept' which should be 'discarded as a ...
  • Bad weather absences and employer liability. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-06-01)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2018. Bad weather absences and employer liability. Scots law times [online], 17, pages 69-71. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Discusses the liability of employers for disciplinary action taken against employees following absences relating to bad weathers, notably pursuant to government or police advice, or because attending the workplace is not ...
  • Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police: a re-interpretation by the Supreme Court. 

    Arnell, Sarah (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-06-30)
    ARNELL, S. 2018. Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police: a re-interpretation by the Supreme Court. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 128-132. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    The existence of a duty of care is central to the law of negligence. The Supreme Court has taken the opportunity to clarify the position of the police with regard to when they will owe a duty of care and, at the same time, ...
  • The petroleum industries bill; a deficient policy for environmental management in Nigeria's oil and gas sector. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Allied Academies http://www.alliedacademies.org/environmental-risk-assessment-and-remediation/archive/aaerar-volume-2-issue-2-year-2018.html, 2018-05-18)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. 2018. The Petroleum Industries Bill; a deficient policy for environmental management in Nigeria's oil and gas sector. Environmental risk assessment and remediation [online], 2(2), pages 35-39. Available from: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/the-petroleum-industries-bill-a-deficient-policy-for-environmental-management-in-nigerias-oil-and-gas-sector-9711.html
    The process for passage of the Petroleum Industries Bill (PIB) of Nigeria, instituted in 2008 was done with the purpose of regulating Nigeria's oil and gas sector. This Bill is therefore, upon passage, expected to repeal ...
  • Deficient legislation sanctioning oil spill in Nigeria: a need for a review of the regulatory component of petroleum laws in Nigeria and the Petroleum Industries Bill. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Science Target https://www.sciencetarget.com/Journal/index.php/IJES/issue/current, 2018-03-06)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. [2018]. Deficient legislation sanctioning oil spill in Nigeria: a need for a review of the regulatory component of petroleum laws in Nigeria and the Petroleum Industries Bill. International journal of environment and sustainability [online]: special issue for the 5th Ajman international environment conference (AIEC2018), 6-7 March 2018, Ajman, UAE, (accepted).
    The grave challenges of oil pollution have been over stated in several environmental journals. Similarly, there have been several discourses on the prevailing nature of Nigerian oil spill pollution. Alarmingly, the spills ...
  • Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. 

    Chuks-Ezike, Chukwuemeka (Allied Academies http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html, 2018-05-18)
    CHUKS-EZIKE, C. 2018. Environmental crime liability of the Nigerian government in its oil pollution menace. Environmental risk assessment and remediation [online], 2(2), pages 1-7. Available from: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/environmental-crime-liability-of-the-nigerian-government-in-its-oil-pollution-menace-9631.html
    The grave challenges of oil pollution have been over stated in several environmental journals. The liability accruing to such pollutions have also been extensively discussed by several legal scholars. Interestingly, this ...
  • Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. 

    Mante, Joseph (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2018-06-30)
    MANTE, J. 2018. Mutual trust and co-operation under NEC 3&4: a fresh perspective. Construction law journal [online], 34(4), pages 231-252. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Using insights from planning and employment law, this piece looks beyond the conventional connotation of good faith and critically examines the meaning, scope and consequence of the duty to act in a spirit of mutual trust ...
  • The contrasting evolution of the right to a fair trial in UK extradition law. 

    Arnell, Paul (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2018.1485655, 2018-06-22)
    ARNELL, P. 2018. The contrasting evolution of the right to a fair trial in UK extradition law. International journal of human rights [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13642987.2018.1485655
    Extradition is a process whereby accused and convicted persons are lawfully transferred across borders from one territory to another. It is unquestionably important. It serves material public purposes. Lord Thomas in Polish ...
  • Extradition in the sheriff court. 

    Arnell, Paul (Sweet and Maxwell https://login.westlaw.co.uk/, 2018-03-23)
    ARNELL, P. 2018. Extradition in the sheriff court. Scots law times [online], 10, pages 33-35. Available from: https://login.westlaw.co.uk/
    Examines recent developments in respect of extradition practice, focusing on the Sheriff Court decisions in: Lord Advocate v SN, involving a person suffering from dementia; Lord Advocate v Shapovalov, involving the ...
  • Res religiosae and the Roman roots of the crime of violation of sepulchres. 

    Brown, Jonathan
    BROWN, J. [2018]. Res religiosae and the Roman roots of the crime of violation of sepulchres. Edinburgh law review (accepted).
    Violation of sepulchres is a common law crime in Scotland. This crime ensures that interred human corpses are not subject to the ordinary laws of property, but are instead protected under this distinct heading of law. While ...
  • Not what to wear? Employers' liability for dress codes? 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229118757867, 2018-02-18)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2018. Not what to wear? Employers' liability for dress codes? International journal of discrimination and the law [online], 18(1), pages 40-51. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1358229118757867
    This article argues that in the United Kingdom currently there is a lack of an effective legal basis for challenging the imposition by employers of unfair or discriminatory dress codes in the workplace on employees or ...
  • Comparative advantage in de-globalisation: Brexit, America First and Africa's continental free trade area. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/JITLP-01-2018-0005, 2018-03-19)
    EZEANI, E. 2018. Comparative advantage in de-globalisation: Brexit, America First and Africa's continental free trade area. Journal of international trade law and policy [online], 17(1/2), pages 46-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JITLP-01-2018-0005
    This paper examines the relevance of the theory of comparative advantage in the present realities of a world undergoing de-globalisation, that is, a retreat from closer integration. It presents eight arguments which analyse ...
  • Barriers to graduate employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.
    EZEANI, E. [2018]. Barriers to graduate employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Journal of entrepreneurship in emerging economies [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JEEE-02-2017-0009
    This paper investigates the challenges faced by Nigerian university graduates youths, in finding suitable employment or in embarking on entrepreneurship ventures. The research investigates the barriers to graduate employment ...
  • Responding to homegrown terrorism: the case of Boko Haram. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Golden Gate University School of Law https://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/annlsurvey/vol22/iss1/5, 2017-12-31)
    EZEANI, E.C. 2017. Responding to homegrown terrorism: the case of Boko Haram. Annual survey of international and comparative law [online], 22(1), article 5. Available from: https://digitalcommons.law.ggu.edu/annlsurvey/vol22/iss1/5
    If terrorism as it is known from history is changing, should the response to it change as well? This paper reflects on the rise and activities of Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria and the hesitation of domestic, regional and ...
  • Regulating corporate directors' pay and performance: a comparative review. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Williams, E. (Edinburgh University Press https://doi.org/10.3366/ajicl.2017.0208, 2017-11-30)
    EZEANI, E.C. and WILLIAMS, E. 2017. Regulating corporate directors' pay and performance: a comparative review. African journal of international and comparative law [online], 25(4), pages 482-506. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/ajicl.2017.0208
    This article looks at the practice and reform with regard to directors' pay and performance in Australia, the United Kingdom (UK) and Nigeria. It examines the use and impact of incentive plans, long-term, short-term, and ...
  • Revenge porn and the actio iniuriarum. 

    Brown, Jonathan
    BROWN, J. [2018]. Revenge porn and the actio iniuriarum. Legal studies [online], (accepted).
    'Revenge porn', as the non-consensual distribution of private sexual images and videos has been termed, is conceptualised as an inextricably modern phenomenon which the law is not appropriately equipped to deal with. The ...
  • Cremation in modern Scotland: history, architecture and the law. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2017-12-31)
    BROWN, J. 2017. Cremation in modern Scotland: history, architecture and the law. Juridical review [online], 4, pages 287-289. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    This is a review of Cremation in modern Scotland, by Jupp, P.C., Davies, D.J., Grainger, H.J., Raeburn, G.D. and White, S.R.G., Edinburgh, Birlinn Ltd, ISBN 978-1-90656-679-1.
  • Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Paris Legal Publishers https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695, 2013-04-30)
    BROWN, J. 2013. Theft, property rights and the human body: a Scottish perspective. Journal of medical law and ethics [online], 1(1), pages 43-59. Available from: https://www.uitgeverijparis.nl/reader/192681/7695
    The notion of proprietal rights in human biological material is one which, until recently with the case of Yearworth v. North Bristol NHS Trust [2010] QB 1, the English courts have heavily resisted. Consequently it has ...
  • Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2015-06-30)
    BROWN, J. 2015. Scotland and the Abortion Act 1967: historic flaws, contemporary problems. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 135-155. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    Examines the unique position of Scots law on abortion prior to, and following, the adoption of the Abortion Act 1967, looking at pre-1967 common law and contemporary case law.
  • Plagium: an archaic and anomalous crime. 

    Brown, Jonathan (Sweet and Maxwell http://www.westlaw.co.uk, 2016-06-30)
    BROWN, J. 2016. Plagium: an archaic and anomalous crime. Juridical review [online], 2, pages 129-146. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk
    Questions, in light of the continued existence of the offence of plagium in Scotland, involving the aggravated theft of pre-pubescent children, whether children are considered as "mere things" under Scots law. Examines the ...

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