FCIL-SIS Executive Committee Presents
Conflict of Laws in a Federation: The Nigerian Experience
This year’s presenter is Ufuoma Lamikanra, recipient of the 2010 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. She is the Readers’ Services Librarian at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of Lagos in Nigeria. In her presentation, she will provide an overview of the country’s legal system, its legal institutions and publications as well as an examination of the challenges posed by legal pluralism in Nigeria. In addition to a brief survey of Nigeria’s legal history, and the influences of English, Islamic, and customary law on the legal system, Ms. Lamikanra will discuss the hierarchy of courts, sources of law, legal publishing, and law librarianship in Nigeria. She will also be sharing tips for librarians interested in acquiring Nigerian legal material
Where: CCC-Room 109
When: Monday, July 12, 2010
Time: 12:00PM to 1:15PM
This event is open to the entire AALL community. Please join us in welcoming Ufuoma Lamikanra to Denver this summer and we hope to see you at the event!