A critical overview of the Jurisprudence and the applicability of the american plea bargaining system in Nigeria
Ogar, Edward E.
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Once systems of criminal procedure absent from the Nigerian Law and which has been consistently applied in the United States of America despite strong opposition from all quarters is the plea bargaining system. The American law and the adherents of this system, and indeed Nigerian scholars, who advocate the application of this system of criminal procedure in Nigeria, have, as their rationale for its use, the quick dispensation of caseloads, de congestion of prisons, and saving of cost, inter Alia. Already, calls have been going round the quarters, especially among Nigerian scholars, for the importation and application of this system of criminal procedure in Nigeria