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Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee scholarship winner 2018, September 2018
The ombudsman, a political mechanism that strengthens the supervisory role of the legislature over the executive, is a body established in the world at large, and also in Nigeria, to help check maladministration, corruption and abuse of office in both the public and private sectors. The objective of this article is to discuss the Public Complaint Commission and Consumer Protection Council in light of their existence, development and role in Nigeria, and to equally evaluate their successes.
Ombudsman schemes and effective access to justice - October 2018
This report explores how ombudsman services have become a significant feature of legal systems across many jurisdictions, developing from a constitutional accountability tool to an independent complaints mechanism widely used in the private sector.
From the Editor - Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee, September 2018
From the Editor note for the Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee articles from September 2018.
Scholarship essay - Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee newsletter article, September 2018
In the ten years since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, how successful has your country been in improving access to justice for those with disabilities?
From the Co-Chairs - Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee, September 2018
Andrew Mackenzie and Mark Woods provide a From the Co-Chairs note for the September 2018 batch of articles from the Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee.