A Synthesis of African Law Author:Akin Ibidapo-Obe A Synthesis of African Law is a collection of essays on the application of African Indigenous laws in contemporary legal systems. It discusses jurisprudence and legal theory, criminal law and criminology, women and children's rights, and cultural rights law. — It is a unique intellectual effort, which is original and insightful, and ... more »puts the author squarely in the ilk of Afrocentric legal scholars like T.O. Elias, J.B. Danquah, C.N. Obi, and others who have brought about understanding and respect for African Customary Law and emphasized its pervasive influence in socio-legal transactions despite the superimposition of colonial legal systems.
Students of law, history, sociology and philosophy, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as practising lawyers, and all those interested in the study of customary law, will find the book an intellectual resource companion.