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Areas of Legal PracticeMynaijalaw.com is giving you a chance to discuss legal matters in the different Areas of Legal Practice: Test your Legal knowledge and be the first to discuss trending legal issues, we have created this list for you to write on legal matters. This list is not conclusive, please we encourage you to write to us and contribute a category to your favorite areas of law.
ADR refers to any out of court settlement of a dispute. ADR includes, but is not limited to Negotiation, Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration.
Aviation law is an area of law that concerns air travel, flight, and its associated business concerns. Aviation law is considered to be under international law due to its very nature, what is your opinion? Take flight and contribute in regards to Aviation Law.
These are the laws that deal' with the ownership, operation, and organization of banks, mortgage banks, depository institutions, and providers of financial services that are regulated by state or federal banking regulators or holding companies. Write about the rights associated with these financial laws that you can bank on.
Clinical negligence, also known as medical negligence, is when a patient takes his medical practitioner to court under tort for a breach of a duty of care. Discuss at the forum on how you have witnessed Medical Malpractice and its associated laws.
Commercial law is also referred to as mercantile/trade law. "This is the body of law that relates to the right, obligation, relations and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in merchandising, commerce sales and trade."
Competition law (often referred to Antitrust law in the USA) these are laws that strive to maintain competition in the market by regulation anticompetitive conduct corporations. Various industries display anti-competitive conduct, which laws are protecting consumers and their competition?
This is the area of law that deals with a matter that relates to engineering, building construction and other related matter. Test your legal knowledge on the amalgamation of commercial law, contract law, planning law, employment law, and Tort.
These are laws that relate to crime.
Employment law, also known as Labour law. These are laws that mediate the relationship between trade-union, workers, employing entities and the government. Know your rights!
These are the laws that govern the use and the taxation of energy both renewable and non-renewable i.e. using case law, statute rules, regulation, and edict. Oil and Gas law is the most popular sub-genre of the above.
This is a special body of official rules, decisions, and actions concerning environmental quality, natural resources and ecological sustainability (Cunningham 2003).
The European Union is a fairly new organization, discuss on this forum its various laws such as its Marine /shipping laws, immigration law, extradition laws, etc. Learn about other cultures and their laws.
This area of law deals with family and domestic relations i.e marriage, divorce, etc.
These are rules and regulations that apply to the Gaming or Gambling industry.
These are the basic rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world. Let's discuss basic human rights and feel free to discuss if you have seen any infringement of human rights.
These are rules and regulations established by the government that determine who is allowed to enter the country and for how long.
Insurance law, as the name implies, is the body of laws that govern insurance.
IP laws are laws that deal with rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, design, and artistic work. Example of IP rights: Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Trade secret, Industrial design rights, etc
Media law is also referred to as Entertainment law; these are laws that regulate media production and use.
The areas that govern what people own. Understand that property law is vast and governs the various form of ownership.
These are the laws that govern the relationship between individuals and the law. What, public law or local government is relevant to you or your area; share with us.
Maritime law is also known as admiralty law, this is a body of law that governs nautical issues and private maritime disputes.
These are laws that govern athletes and sport. Find out about the different combinations of laws that govern sports locally and globally. Sports law touches on a variety of matters, including contract, tort, agency, antitrust, constitutional, labor, trademark, sex discrimination, criminal, and tax issues.
These are laws that govern and encompass taxation.
The body of law in civil proceedings that provides relief for an individual(s) who has suffered harm for the action or inaction of another individual(s)
Civil Law, Criminal Law and TortStandards and rules the court follows when adjudicating a civil proceeding.
Common law are laws left over by our colonial master that are derived from judicial customs and judicial precedent rather than statutes. Talk about the different common laws that you have encountered in Nigeria's judicial system or other Judicial systems.
The grand norm. Let's not limit our discussion to only the Nigerian Constitution.
Equity law was developed by the Court of Chancery; now the debate as to the separation of common law from equity has been raging in the academic community, now equity is a vast subject with other debates we encourage you to join us on this forum to discuss.
Rules and directives maintained and also made by an authority
These are laws that are passed by Legislative bodies, What are your favorite laws and how do they affect your day to day life.
under international law. These are agreements between two or more states or international organizations.