LOOKING FOR THE LAW IN 21ST CENTURY IS MORE EASIER THAN IN THE PAST
Looking for the Law has certainly become easier in the 21st Century due to availability of numerous and accessible tools now.
Drafting Law in the past was cumbersome as it took long for the Law on civil procedure and criminal procedure or the broad basis on which the principal lines of it’s construction would be settled before it was to be finally elaborated and enacted.
During colonial period the principal judge, R W Hamilton undertook the drafting work both on civil and criminal procedure, but he purposely restrained from talking or asking the government to take steps with Iterance to an enactment of civil procedure so ...view middle of the document...
The availability of public libraries with numerous materials: electronic resource, micro films, computers, photocopier among others have aided research to both students and legal practitioners. Due to the presence of old books in the libraries, the researcher is able to do comparison of the Laws in the past and the ones in present and identify whether there is a loop hole in the Law. The availability of libraries have also provided conductive environment whereby the researcher are able to carry out research in the libraries without much disturbance hence effective research is achieved.
The faculty of Law are also numerous whereby the quality education is offered to students thus leading to increase in number of the learned. Due to the presence of those people with export knowledge in the law, the researchers are able to inquire from them on certain matters in the law during research process by interviewing them thus arriving on perfect conclusion in the research question.
The invention of Oscola, a referring material has facilitated the quality submissions. The researchers and the legal practitioners are now available to present the quality and procedural documents in the court
when handling a legal problem thus the judges parties to a suit and the audience are able to make reference and get satisfied with the ruling of the court.
The research in the past was traditionally as it depended on the pinion of the people in authority which were adopted in the society without verification of these statements. The knowledge of the law therefore was subjective and static due to individualistic knowledge. The people in authority due to insufficient tools to carry out legal research could consider the agency of the law before elaborating and enacting it
Due to the available tools in large number which are accessible to all researchers, looking for the law...