Journal of Politics and Law

Journal of Politics and Law (JPL) is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of politics and law. The journal is published quarterly in both print and online versions by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The scope of JPL includes the following fields: political theory, political philosophy, political economy, comparative politics, international relations, legal history, legal theory, international law, constitutional and administrative law, criminal law, contract law, tort law, property law, equity and trusts.Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals.

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2015 Q2: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 9; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 35; Accepted: 15; Rejected: 10; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 103; Accepted: 61; Rejected: 52; Published: 46; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 135; Accepted: 98; Rejected: 39; Published: 77; Retracted: 0





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Vol 8, No 3 (2015)

Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 8, No. 3, September 2015

Table of Contents


The Pursuit of Primordial Interest as an Explanatory Factor for the Prevalence of Governance Crisis in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic PDF
B. T. Badejo, S. C. Agunyai, S. O. Buraimo p1
Procedures for the Removal of Managing Directors in Nigeria: Any Need for Duality of Approach under the Companies and Allied Matters Act? PDF
Eric Ayemere Okojie, Amos O. Enabulele p14
Interrogating the Non-Justiciability of Constitutional Directive Principles and Public Policy Failure in Nigeria PDF
Taiwo A. Olaiya p23
Religion and Politics in Eastern Kurdistan (With a Focus on Maktab Qur’an During Iranian Revolution, 1979) PDF
Sabah Mofidi p36
False Imprisonment & Refusing to Assist a Police Officer – The Need for Statutory Offences PDF
Graham McBain p51
The Legal Countermeasure Research of the Government Failure in China's Food Safety Supervision PDF
Yawei Zhang p100
Four ‘Cousins-in-Law’: (1) Substantive Due Process & State-Based Prohibition; (2) Slavery in the Federal Territory; (3) Polygamy and the Fight over Mormon Statehood; & (4) Public School Prayer & Bible Reading Decisions. Who Knew They Were ‘Related’?" PDF
Peter Karsten p106
The Police, the Immigration Office and Illegal Immigrants: Indonesian’s Cases PDF
Muradi Muradi p127
Universal Civil Jurisdiction: An Option for Global Justice in Climate Change Litigation PDF
Christopher Y. Nyinevi p135
Authority and Compulsion in Legal-Historical Method PDF
Caleb Goltz p149
Modernising the Law: Breaches of the Peace & Justices of the Peace PDF
Graham McBain p158
Inter-subjective Ideological and Political Education in Recent Years– A Review PDF
Yuliang Lin p223
Children’s Rights: Syrian Refugee Camps ..Childhood Underfire? PDF
HRH PR. Fahdah Fahad Khalid Nasser Abdul p228
Reviewer Acknowledgements for Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 8, No. 3 PDF
Vivian Sheng p238

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