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Dr. James Etim Archibong


Jurisprudence and International Law


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. James Etim Archibong

James E. Archibong hails from Cross River State, Nigeria. He is a senior lecturer and teaches law at the University of Calabar. He holds a PhD in International Humanitarian Law and has taught International Law, International Humanitarian Law and Jurisprudence at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. In addition to the academic responsibilities, he has served as Sub Dean; Faculty of Law Representative to the Senate of University of Calabar; Chairman, Faculty of Law Graduate Committee; and pioneer Acting Head of Department of Jurisprudence and International Law (2015 – 2016). He was appointed Acting Head of Department of Private and Property Law on 1st February, 2017. He has attended and delivered papers at several conferences, including the Annual ICRC Workshop on International Humanitarian Law for Law Teachers. Dr. Archibong is a member of professional associations, namely, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and Nigerian Association of law Teachers (NALTS). He has several publications to his credit.

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PUBLICATIONS1. “The Law School Academic Terrain” in Attaining Excellence in Legal Studies, ed. M.P. Okom, Lagos: Nectar Links Enterprises (Publishing Division), 1999 2. “The NIC Act and the Jurisdictional Conflict in Adjudicatory Settlement of Labour Disputes, Nigerian Journal of Labour and Industrial Relations Vol. 1 No 2 April, 2007 (Co-author) 3. “Poverty and Human Rights Litigation in Nigeria: The Search for a Visible Legal Aid Scheme” The Calabar Law Journal Vol. X1, 2007 (Co-author)4. “The Repressive Face of Strike in Nigeria: Hope for Industrial Peace?” Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education Vol. 7 No. 2 2009 (Co-author)5. “The Legal Response to Strike in Nigeria: A Call for a New Legal Regime” Nigerian Journal of Law and Industrial Relations Vol. 3 No.1, 2009 (Co-author)6. “Sexual Violence against Women as a Weapon of War: An Appraisal of the Legal and Institutional Responses” A Contemporary Journal of Inter Disciplinary Studies Vol.1 No. 1 2009 (Co-author)7. “Developmental Trends of the Defence of Superior Order: A Critical Appraisal of the Statute of the International Criminal Court, The Calabar Law Journal, Vol. XII & XIII 2008 & 2009 (Co-author)8. “Violations of International Humanitarian Law in the Sierra Leonean Armed Conflict: Lessons for warlords in Africa” Journal of Social Policy Research Vol.5 September, 2010 (Co-author) 9. “Contributions of the Special Court for Sierra Leone to the Development of International Humanitarian Law” The Calabar Law Journal  Vol. 16, 2013 – 15 (Co-author)10. “International Protection of Women and Girls from War-Time Violence: The Case of the Chibok Girls” in M.P. Okom et al eds. The Judiciary, Leadership and Governance in Nigeria: Essays in Honour of  Honourable Justice Okoi Ikpi Itam, eds., Calabar: Calabar University Press, 201411. “Women Empowerment in Nigeria: Key to Progress in the Family and Society” in F.T. Okou (ed.) My Treasure: Marriage and Family Sustainability in Nigeria, Calabar: Ari-Jet International, 201412. “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948: Sixty Years After” in M.P. Okom, ed. The Dynamics of Educational Engineering in the 21st Century: A Colloquium in Honour of Professor James Epoke, Calabar: University of Calabar Press, 201413. “The United Nations Sanctions against Insurgents in Nigeria: An Appraisal” SOPHIA An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 16, No.1 Sept. 2015 (Co-author)14. “The War against Civilians: An Appraisal of the Violations of Humanitarian Law in the Conflict in Northeast Nigeria” The Calabar Law Journal, Vol. 17, 2016 (Co-author)15. “Rape as a weapon in African conflicts: A perspective on the conviction of Congolese Vice President” Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, 2016, Vol. 5 No.1  16. “The Extent of Lawful Agitation for the Ownership of Natural Resources in Colonial and Post Colonial Nigeria” Paper delivered at the 49th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) Nasarawa State University, Keffi,  22nd – 27th May, 2016 (Co-author)17. “The Law School Academic Terrain” in J.A. Dada and M.P. Okom eds. Excellence in legal Studies in Nigeria Calabar: Faculty of Law University of Calabar, 2016 (Co-author)18. “Indvidual Criminal Responsibility for Wartime Sexual Crimes: One Step Forward Two Steps Backward” Calabar Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 2, 201719. “International Humanitarian Law from Past to Present: Old Rules v New Challenges” Calabar Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 2, 2017 (Co-author)       

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