Legal Research and Writing in Nigeria
This book introduces undergraduate law students in Nigerian universities to the world of research. Apart from the guidance on how to write the final long essay or dissertation, the book also offers useful guides to students on how to write seminar papers, class presentations and reports. The book provides some helpful guides on how to answer problem and essay questions with additional tips on how to read and pass the Bachelors of Laws (LL.B) degree examinations in Nigerian Universities. The book has twelve interesting chapters. Apart from the general introduction, other topics covered in the book include legal writing; how to answer examination questions; the writing process and how to develop a writing style; legal research; research methods and sources of data; editing, referencing and plagiarism; the use of law library; how to write the concluding chapter; structure of a dissertation; how to get along with the supervisors; research ethics; as well as research proposal. This book is invaluable, and a must for all law students in Nigerian universities.