Abstracts

Short abstracts of the presentations were submitted by many of the speakers in advance of the conference. The titles of those that were submitted are underlined; to view those abstracts, click on the title.

Title: The Role Of Law Clinics In Expanding Human Rights And Access To Justice: A Case Study Of The Nigerian Law School Yenagoa Law Clinic

Lead Presenter: Felicia Omonigho Eimunjeze

Co-Presenters:

  1. Emmanuel Lucia Odigie
  2. Ileola Adesina

Session Abstract: ABSTRACT One major need of developing countries is the protection of human rights and provision of access to justice. It used to be seen as the duty of the state but today citizens have become disappointed in their government because of incessant abuse of human rights that is on the increase. The case is not different in Yenagoa where citizens have their rights violated and lack the capacity to seek protection. The Nigerian Law School Yenagoa Law clinic situate in the heart of Yenagoa is a school based law clinics founded on a social justice objective and offers free legal aid to members of the community where it is located while also serving as a learning platform for law students.

Session Material:

  1. THE ROLE OF LAW CLINICS
  2. THE ROLE OF LAW CLINICS IN EXPANDING HUMAN RIGHTS

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