Recent Submissions

  • 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], Online First. 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.
    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], (accepted). 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 ...
  • Dispute resolution under the FIDIC and NEC Conditions: paradox of philosophies and procedures? 

    Mante, Joseph (Informa Business Intelligence https://www.i-law.com/ilaw/doc/view.htm?id=388268, 2018-04-17)
    MANTE, J. 2018. Dispute resolution under the FIDIC and NEC Conditions: paradox of philosophies and procedures? International construction law review [online], 35(2), pages 182-223. Available from: https://www.i-law.com/ilaw/doc/view.htm?id=388268
    A careful reader of the philosophical underpinnings and the dispute resolution frameworks of the FIDIC and NEC Conditions of Contract will likely be baffled by the paradoxical relationship between the underpinning ethos ...
  • 'Another nice mess you've gotten me into': employers' liability for workplace banter. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLMA-07-2016-0063, 2017-11-13)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. 2017. 'Another nice mess you've gotten me into': employers' liability for workplace banter. International journal of law and management [online], 59(6), pages 916-938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLMA-07-2016-0063
    Banter has been defined in the Oxford Dictionary as 'the playful and friendly exchange of playful remarks.' This suggests that it is a form of dialogue or conversation that is; welcome, non-threatening and appreciated by ...
  • Removing oil subsidies in Nigeria: between necessity and false economy. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/jwelb/jwu018, 2014-05-29)
    EZEANI, E.C. 2015. Removing oil subsidies in Nigeria: between necessity and false economy. Journal of world energy law and business [online], 7(4), pages 364-389. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/jwelb/jwu018
    The rising costs of oil products on the global market and increasing dependency on fossil fuels have become a concern for both governments and international bodies. Aside from calls to governments to move towards alternatives ...
  • Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. 

    Owoeye, Olasupo; Olatunji, Olugbenga; Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/08853908.2017.1386143, 2017-10-31)
    OWOEYE, O., OLATUNJI, O. and FATUROTI, B. 2017. Patents and the Trans-Pacifica Partnership: how TPP-style intellectual property standards may exacerbate the access to medicines problems in the East African community. International trade journal [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08853908.2017.1386143
    Least developed countries (LDCs) generally enjoy some exemptions under the WTO TRIPS Agreement. Despite these exemptions, patents continue to pose a major challenge to access to affordable medicines in the East African ...
  • The wheels of justice in extradition. 

    Arnell, Paul (Sweet and Maxwell http://login.westlaw.co.uk, 2017-07-01)
    ARNELL, P. 2017. The wheels of justice in extradition. Scots law times [online], 26, pages 143-146. Available from: http://login.westlaw.co.uk
    Reports on recent extradition cases, namely: Dean (Zain Taj) v Lord Advocate (SC) on whether the extradition of a UK citizen to Taiwan to serve a custodial sentence would give rise to a breach of his rights under ECHR art.3 ...
  • Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. 

    Faturoti, Bukola (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115, 2017-02-22)
    FATUROTI, B. 2017. Re-importing the concept of 'authorisation' of copyright infringement to Nigeria from the UK and Australia. International review of law, computers and technology [online], 31(1), pages 4-25. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13600869.2017.1275115
    The concept of 'authorisation' was one of the innovations under the (Imperial) Copyright Act of 1911. The concept, which has found its way into many common law countries jurisprudence, has been very crucial in imposing ...
  • Collateral commentaries: construction law and the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill. 

    Christie, David S. (Sweet and Maxwell http://westlaw.co.uk, 2017-09-30)
    CHRISTIE, D. 2017. Collateral commentaries: construction law and the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill. Juridical review, 3, pages 195-202. Available from: http://westlaw.co.uk
    Contracts create binding legal relationships between the parties to that contract. In Scotland and England, those who are not parties to a contract - 'third parties' - only gain rights in restricted circumstances. The ...
  • Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Sheach Leith, Valerie; Macduff, Colin; Christie, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547, 2016-01-06)
    STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547
    When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem ...

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