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A Comparative Research of Legislation for Comprising a Special Law in Support of Single Mothers of Bangladesh (Published)

Bangladesh is an independent country as well as the state has been ratified several international covenants regarding human rights aimed to reflect the conventional substances upon domestic laws. The constitution of Bangladesh is also an ideal source to protect civil rights such as it has guaranteed elimination of gender discrimination from the state by enforcing obligatory legal measures. Despite of having influence of international human rights and affirmative declaration from the constitution the single mothers of Bangladesh are deprived tremendously with their children. This phenomenon signifies presence of scarcity of special legislation in support of single mothers in the country. The aim of this paper is to compare the legislation of China and Bangladesh regarding women and children for comprising a contemporary appropriate law to hold up the rights of single mothers of Bangladesh.

 

Keywords: Comparative law, Contemporary, legal system, single mothers, special law

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE CONCEPT OF PLEA BARGAINING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DELIVERY IN NIGERIA (Published)

The concept of “plea bargain” is a new phenomenon in the Nigerian legal system. It has been trailed with a lot of controversy. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recently been applying the concept to release many corrupt public officers who should have been in jail. The idea is that they agree to plead guilty for a lesser charge with minimal punishment in exchange for the return of most of their stolen wealth. The opponents of this practice believe that the end result of the practice would be counterproductive in the fight against corruption as it will encourage other public officers to steal public money. This paper examines the origin of the concept, its development across the globe and the issues arising from the emerging practice of plea bargain in Nigeria. The paper also makes some valuable suggestions as to how not to make the practice become a leeway for encouraging treasury looters.

Keywords: Criminal Justice, Plea Bargaining, legal system

LEGAL STATUS OF THE CASPIAN SEA IN INTERNATIONAL LAW (Published)

The legal status of Caspian Sea has caused a lot of disputes since former USSR dissolution in 1993. The littoral states of this basin have been affected by political and legal views which stated in international relations between these countries.There are different and controversial doctrines amonglittoral states which caused deep separation between them. Also, different seminars and conferences have been held to find a positive solution for dividing this International Lake, the legal system and limitation of every littoral state have been remained as a dilemma.

Keywords: Caspian Sea, International law, legal system, littoral states