The book, Evidence Law Clinic is a product of painstaking research in an attempt to bring to fore the interpretations, principles, rules of evidence and cases decided in the application of the Evidence Act. The book, no doubt will serve as a quick reference tool when confronted with the need to state principles or cite supporting authorities.
The book which is designed in a user-friendly manner, is a hybrid of settled and novel principles. It contains all the sections of the Evidence Act, 2011 supported with relevant judicial pronouncements. It gives the reader a systematic guide to understanding the principles of evidence through the cases. It is my strong belief that the book will be a veritable legal tool for law students, law lecturers, and members of the Bar and Bench-both high and low and all those entrusted with the mandate to dispense justice.
I am further convinced that for the legal practitioner, it is an indispensable material as it contains several principles and cases on the Law of Evidence that the practitioner would be confronted with within and outside the courtroom. It would be of immense assistance to the practitioner during trial preparation and when faced with instant need to cite authorities to buttress his submission. For the judges, it would be a useful reference that could aid in delivering bench rulings without the necessity for adjournments during trial.
About the Author
Seprebofa .M. Oyeghe is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) degree from Ebonyi State University, with Second Class Honours (Upper Division). He then proceeded to the Nigerian Law School (Lagos Campus), where he obtained his Barrister-at-Law (B.L) with a Second Class Honours (Upper Division). He is currently concluding his Master of Laws (LL.M) programme, specializing in Energy and Natural Resource Law and Policy.
He also holds several professional qualifications like Proficiency Certificate in Management from Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Professional Certificate in Project Management, Professional Certification in Law Office Management among others.
Oyeghe is a social crusader, a human right activist, a prolific writer, a researcher and a law tutor. He is into active legal practice and is the Principal Partner of S. M. Oyeghe & Co (Gifted Hands Attorneys), a full service Law Firm situate in Abuja. He is also the Convener, Justice Crusaders Network, a platform through which the poor and indigent access justice they are entitled to.
He is happily married and blessed with children.
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