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ABA president encourages lawyers to be ‘helpers’ and promote civility

ABA President Bob Carlson’s final speech to the House of Delegates on Monday followed a video featuring lawyers who have faced addiction, depression and other stigmatized health issues.
Carlson credited Bree Buchanan, the chair of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs, and her colleagues as “helpers” who are working to promote lawyer well-being through the new video and other efforts. He added that all of the delegates—who were assembled at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco—are indebted to the helpers they encounter in their own lives.

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Major Ways to Fixing Nigeria & Getting it to Work Again: an Eid-Mubarak 2019 Sallah Message to Fellow Nigerians

(By Sylvester Udemezue)

Happy Sallah celebrations to all our Muslim brethren.
It is well with you all. May you all, individually and collectively, live long on earth to witness many more happy Eid-el-Adha Sallah celebrations. Amen.

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Protection of Human Rights in Nigeria: a Clarion Call for the Constitutional Guarantee of the Independence of the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria

By: Hameed Ajibola Jimoh Esq.

According to the information on the website of the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria-herein after referred to as the Commission-, the Commission was established by the National Human Rights Commission Rights 1995 (as amended) in line with Resolution 48/134 of the United Nations General Assembly which enjoins all member states to establish independent National Institutions for the promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights.
The Commission serves as an extra-judicial mechanism for the respect and enjoyment of human rights. It also provides avenues for public enlightenment, research, and dialogue in order to raise awareness on Human Rights issues.

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