FINALISTS’ INITIATIVE 2017


 

CALL FOR ARTICLES

Our five years is almost over and indeed we are almost lawyers. We are a team of four finalists of the prestigious Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan. We have decided to give a little something back to the Faculty.

It is the first ever of its kind! We hope it would be the first of many. It is a publication of students, by students and for students!

We are inviting you to be a part of history and this legacy. The title of the publication is: VENIMUS 2017: Selected Legal Commentaries

ELIGIBILITY

All Law Students of the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan.

TOPICS

Recent Legal Issues in Nigeria and the World.

AREAS OF LAW:

The topic must cover at least one of these areas of law

  1. International Human Rights Law
  2. Tax
  3. Constitutional Law
  4. Criminal Law
  5. International Humanitarian Law

 

SELECTION

Only twenty articles would be selected for the publication. Compliance with the instructions would be taken into consideration.

STYLE

  • Abstract is compulsory (in italics). Between 100-150 words
  • Main Article- 1,500 words- 2000 words. Excluding footnotes
  • Footnotes must be in UI style. So as to assist those who have no idea of the UI Referencing style, the format has been provided for and is included at the end of this document.
  • Times New Roman 12
  • Spacing- 1.5

SUBMISSION

Two copies must be submitted. One in pdf and the other in doc(words). The two must be sent as attachments to the email address provided. Name and Level must also be included. One entry by contributor. Contributors should avoid plagiarism please and the article to be submitted must not have been previously published. Please take note!

Submission should be made to: venimus2017@gmail.com

DEADLINE

October 10, 2017.

 

For further enquiries:

Oluwaseun (500l)-08130158024

Fisayo (500L)-08177006861

Mujib (500L)-07031085118

Iyinoluwa(500L)-08063480331

 

Referencing Style

JOURNAL

  • Format

Name of Writer. (Year). Title of Article. Name of Journal, No. Vol: page(s).

  • Examples
  1. Petreski, M. (2015). The International Law and the Use of Force by the States. Journal of Liberty and International Affairs, 2.
  2. Rene, V. (2003). The Use of Force in the Modern World: Recent Developments and Legal Regulation of the Use of Force. Baltic Defence Review, 10.2:27-44.

ONLINE ARTICLE

  • Example

Lacewing, M. Just War Theory. Retrieved August 25, 2016 from http://documents.routledge-interactive.s3.amazonaws.com/9781138793934/A2/Political/JustWarTheory.pdf

TEXT

  • Format

Author. (Year). Title of Text(ed.). Place of Publication: Publisher, Page

  • Examples

Shaw, M.N. (2008). International Law (6th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 1119.

Heywood, A. (2011). Global Politics. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 254.

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