COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND AND THE MYTH ABOUT EXTINGUISHMENT by Eugene Alagskomah

Introduction Compulsory acquisition of land is defined by Harold Parrish1 as a situation whereby land or an interest in land is purchased or taken under statutory powers without the agreement of the owner. Asante-Ansong2 in his publication “Compulsory Land Purchase and Compensation” also defined compulsory land acquisition as a situation whereby land is taken without […]

CONSTITUTIONAL EFFECT OF COUP d’ETATS; A REVISIT TO HISTORICAL JURISPRUDENCE OF GHANA, UGANDA, SOUTHERN RHODESIA AND NIGERIA by Ebeneris Elorm Sedzramedo

In this piece, we shall analyze the theory of discontinuity propounded by Hans Kelsen and the theory of Continuity as propounded by John Finnis. We shall, while looking at Kelsen’s theory, make a brief detour to the proposition by H.L.A Hart. We shall look at four main cases, which were decided in African Courts that […]