Igbo African Legal and Justice System A Philosophical Analysis

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Abstract

Law is a body of rules whether formal, written, informal or unwritten that are used to maintain relative peace and order in any given society. Before the advent of civilization, the Igbo people had their own legal system which though might look different in form from the western law but have the same purpose of guiding man into the state of oughtness. This research paper mirrored the legal and justice system of the Igbo people.

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Umeogu, B. (2012). Igbo African Legal and Justice System A Philosophical Analysis. Open Journal of Philosophy, 2, 116-122. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2012.22018.

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