By Hakeem O. Yusuf

Transitional Justice, Judicial responsibility and the guideline of Law addresses the significance of judicial responsibility in transitional justice techniques. regardless of a common consensus that the judiciary performs an immense function in modern governance, responsibility for the judicial function in previously authoritarian societies is still principally elided and under-researched. Hakeem O. Yusuf argues that the purview of transitional justice mechanisms may still, as an issue of coverage, be prolonged to scrutiny of the judicial function some time past. via a severe comparative technique that cuts throughout the transitioning reports of post-authoritarian and post-conflict polities in Latin the United States, Asia, Europe and Africa, the booklet focuses in particular on Nigeria. It demonstrates that public responsibility of the judiciary in the course of the mechanism of a truth-seeking approach is an important part in securing accomplished responsibility for the judicial function long ago. Transitional Justice, Judicial responsibility and the rule of thumb of Law extra indicates that an across-the-board transformation of kingdom institutions – a tremendous aspiration of transitional processes – is nearly most unlikely with out incorporating the 3rd department of presidency, the judiciary, into the responsibility strategy.

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