Capitalization of Offences in Nigeria: An Appraisal of the International Law Restrictions. Published in Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence
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Department of International Law and Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
The paper delved on the appraisal of the various international law restrictions placed on the retentionist countries in the imposition of death sentences on capital offenders. The author appraised restrictions like non-expansion of the scope of capital punishment, non-use of retroactive legislations for capital punishment and restraint from imposing death penalty on certain vulnerable capital offenders.
Capitalization, Retentionist Countries, Capital Punishment, Condemned Prisoners, Vulnerable, Retroactive Law.
Akingbehin E.O (2017). Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence. pp. 72-80.