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Law, human rights, and the administration of justice in Nigeria

Law, human rights, and the administration of justice in Nigeria

essays in honour of Hon. Justice Muhammed Lawal Uwais, CJN

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Published by Dept. of Public Law, Faculty of Law, ABU in Zaria, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Uwais, Mohammed Lawal.,
    • Law -- Nigeria.,
    • Human rights -- Nigeria.,
    • Justice, Administration of -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by M.T. Ladan.
      ContributionsLadan, Muhammed Tawfiq., Uwais, Mohammed Lawal., Ahmadu Bello University. Faculty of Law.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA74 .L378 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 404 p. :
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3726463M
      ISBN 109781251395
      LC Control Number2003371061
      OCLC/WorldCa52234178

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