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Monday, July 12 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
FCIL-SIS Executive Committee Presents - Conflict of Laws in a Federation: The Nigerian Experience

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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 materials.

Monday July 12, 2010 12:00pm - 1:15pm MDT
CCC-Room 109

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