Contract in Law: Definition and Classification

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Definition of Contract A contract can be defined as an agreement which the law with recognize as affecting the legal rights and duties of parties. Tobi JCA defined contract thus: “An agreement between two or more parties which creates reciprocal legal obligations to do or not to do particular things”.  Also, in (Akinyemi v. Odu’A … Read more Contract in Law: Definition and Classification

Historical Theory of Law: Meaning, Explanation, Arguments for and against

Historical Theory of Law

German Historical School of Jurisprudence The Historical theory of law argues and states that law should be a product of the custom of the society. As we can simply derive from the meaning of the word ‘history’ – the Historical school of jurisprudence is of the opinion that law should be a restatement of the … Read more Historical Theory of Law: Meaning, Explanation, Arguments for and against

Meaning of Motion, Prayer, and Summon in law with examples

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Meaning of Motion, Prayer and Summon in Law Motion, prayer, and summons are common terms in the legal circle. They are of different meanings and distinct usage. This post addresses their basic meaning of motion, prayer, and summon in law. Meaning of Motion in Law I once heard a story of a person, an engineer … Read more Meaning of Motion, Prayer, and Summon in law with examples

Judicial Precedents for Theories of Law

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Case Laws: Judicial Precedents for Law Theories In answering law questions, it is important that relevant case laws be mentioned to support points. Here are a number of case laws or judicial precedents for various theories of law. See also: Meaning of Motion in Law Case laws for theories of law in Nigeria 1. Positive … Read more Judicial Precedents for Theories of Law

Classifications of Law should be the Lawyer’s Servant and not his Master

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Classifications Of Law as servant Not Master It is important to know this. That the classifications of law are the lawyer’s servant, not his master. With simple semantic analysis, the classifications of law are the classes or groups into which laws have been divided or segmented, according to some common relations or attributes. Some of … Read more Classifications of Law should be the Lawyer’s Servant and not his Master

Pure Theory of Law Meaning and Proving as the Most Acceptable Theory of Law

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PURE THEORY OF LAW Out of the multiple theories of law, I personally do love the Pure theory of Law. I love the concept and reasoning behind it. So, this post is not just about the Pure theory of Law, but to also prove it as the most acceptable theory of all. Stay tuned. To … Read more Pure Theory of Law Meaning and Proving as the Most Acceptable Theory of Law

Natural and Positive theory of law: comparison and contrast

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Comparison and Contrast of Natural and Positive Theory of Law These two are most likely the most popular of the theories of Law. Perhaps, because they are simple and easy to understand. Nevertheless, they can also be confusing or hard to get. So, it is important that we know the similarities and differences between the … Read more Natural and Positive theory of law: comparison and contrast

Positive Theory of Law and Arguments Against It

Positive theory of law

Positive Theory of Law The concept of the ‘Positive Theory of Law’ is not a difficult one to understand. Well, if it is given the simple explanation it deserves. And for this sake, it is important that the main words that makeup the concept be broken down. This is to aid our understanding. The Positive … Read more Positive Theory of Law and Arguments Against It

Natural Theory of Law: merits and demerits

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Natural Theory of Law Natural law is a broad and often misapplied term. It goes around various schools of thought in different disciplines like Philosophy, Science, Law, etc. In the light of this fact, it is therefore crucial that a clear understanding about the subject-matter be gotten. This includes the understanding of the keywords, ‘natural’ … Read more Natural Theory of Law: merits and demerits

Law: Definition, Meaning, Legal Meaning of Law

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What is Law? Definition of Law “A law is an expression, indicator, or imposer of a consistent reality.” I’ll get to explain this definition in a while. Still on Law definition and meaning. Definitions are essential. Law definition and meaning is not an exception. And before we begin any subject, we love to give a … Read more Law: Definition, Meaning, Legal Meaning of Law