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Addressing wrongful convictions or miscarriages of justice in the BRICS nations
(University of Tyumen, 2022)
For many decades, international human rights law has recognised the danger of wrongful convictions and miscarriages of justice. It is against this background that measures have been taken to prevent or combat wrongful ...
The power of prosecutorial heads to intervene in private prosecutions in commonwealth countries
(Loyola College of Social Sciences, 2022)
In most countries public prosecutors are responsible for prosecuting offences. In Commonwealth countries, public prosecutors are headed by Directors of Public Prosecution (DPP), Prosecutors General (PG) or Attorneys-General ...
Private prosecution in Nigeria under the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Private prosecutions have been part of the Nigerian legal system for a long time. In 2015, the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) came into force. The ACJA provides for, inter alia, circumstances in which a ...
Legal pluralism and the right to family life and the transfer of offenders who are nationals of African countries, within Africa to Africa
(Routledge Taylor Francis Group, 2013)
Globalisation has been accompanied by, inter alia, the movement of people from their countries of nationality or citizenship to other countries in search of better opportunities. Some of these people have been convicted ...