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THE YOUNG ZAMBIAN LAWYER

Musangu Mwila Fundulu The Young Zambian Lawyer

Unlike most law students I Musangu Mwila Fundulu never ever dreamt of studying law. It seldom crossed my mind as I was young and undecided the decision was made on my behalf.

I turned 18 years old on the first day of class though it was more on the introductory side. I was highly overwhelmed by our course outlines and the amount of information we students were expected to assimilate.Continue reading

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THE ABSU LAW CLINIC; MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Today I have the honour of publishing the trailblazing efforts of the ABSU Law Clinic, of the Faculty of Law, Abia State University , Uturu in the practical study of law and  their giant strides in Social Work. The experience is shared by Noble Chinwendu, Deputy Head of the ABSU Law Clinic. Hope you are inspired after reading this.

Members of the ABSU Law Clinic on a Prison visitation Photo credits ABSU Law Clinic

Members of the ABSU Law Clinic on a Prison visitation Photo credits ABSU Law Clinic

 ABSU Law Clinic; Who we are!

The ABSU Law Clinic was established by the Network of Universities Legal Aid Institutions (NULAI) in 2004, as an in-house clinic of the Faculty of Law, Abia State University, Uturu. It provides legal services to indigent members of the public.Continue reading

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ROAD TO LL.B 1: WAYS A LAW UNDERGRAD CAN MAKE GOOD USE OF “OLUDAYS”(HOLIDAYS)

The Holiday selfie! Photocredits www.facebook.com/onuoha.nelson2

The Holiday selfie! Photocredits www.facebook.com/onuoha.nelson2

So much has been said and written about the one year at the Nigerian Law School. However, the five years spent as a law undergraduate in the university are very critical years which go a long way to determine success at the Law School and beyond. This series looks to lend a helping to prospective lawyers at that stage.

Oludays(with apologies to my Learned Senior, Falz), whether regular calendar breaks or “strike breaks” are a very important time as a law undergraduate. Indeed, it’s the time to chill, travel, relax and maybe even relapse! Oludays, however, can be a time to rehearse for the future we cannot wait to get to.Below is a list of good ways a law student could spend his/her break:Continue reading

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THE EMBRYO LAWYER

Phew! Sorry guys for the long break from my end. Was a sad moment being prevented from doing what I love most as I had a lot of personal issues to contend with. Am back with a better bang! Today I bring you the thoughts of one of my mentees. Sit back and enjoy!

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Sixty months, five years, ten semesters, fifty-eight examinations, numerous assessments, countless breathtaking presentations, all for one goal, to earn the LLB degree.

I am Michael Ejiofor, a four hundred level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan.

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LAW STUDENTS CORNER; THINK INTERNSHIP

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Law students; Internships could broaden legal learning Photocredit facebook.com/rotimi.m.kodaolu

The long holidays are here again! It’s another long period off academics and school work. What are you gonna do with it? Hustle for extra cash to buy new clothes and phones to wow your mates in school after resumption? Hmmm! Well those from the not so wealthy home also hustle for extra cash to keep body and soul together and buy their books. So it’s understandable!

However, you can do something else. Internship! Yea you heard right! There is a whole world of difference between what you are taught in school and what obtains in real life in legal practice. The only way you can see the practical application of what you are taught is by interning in a law office or law chambers!Continue reading

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