The Faculty of Law at Fourah Bay College has made history by releasing its first-ever journal since its establishment in 1981. The Fourah Bay College Law Review (FBC-LR) is a groundbreaking publication that delves into various areas of law, providing valuable insights and engaging legal debates.
The inaugural edition of the FBC-LR features insightful articles analyzing customary law, international law, constitutional law, and human rights. These articles are written by distinguished legal scholars and practitioners, including judges, academics, legal practitioners, students, lecturers, and international legal scholars from Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Tanzania, and Sierra Leone. Their collective expertise and perspectives enrich the journal’s content, making it an invaluable resource for legal enthusiasts.
To enhance the credibility and depth of the publication, the esteemed Honorable Justice (Rtd) Abdulai O Conteh, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice of Sierra Leone, and Chief Justice of Belize, provides a thought-provoking foreword. His endorsement further solidifies the Journal’s reputation as a repository of profound legal analysis.
The publication of the FBC-LR was made possible by the generous funding of Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai, who recognized the importance of supporting legal scholarship in Sierra Leone. As the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Abdulai played a pivotal role in bringing together the diverse range of contributors and ensuring the quality and relevance of the articles. He posted on Facebook that
” I am thrilled to Introduce the Fourah Bay College Law Review (FBC-LR), a groundbreaking journal that delves into various areas of law..” the Editor-in-Chief Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai
The FBC-LR is available in both Kindle and paperback editions, catering to the preferences of readers. The journal aims to foster a culture of legal scholarship in Sierra Leone and provide a platform for legal professionals and enthusiasts to engage in meaningful discussions and debates.
Legal scholars, practitioners, and students are encouraged to embrace this opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich legal analysis presented in the Fourah Bay College Law Review. By doing so, they contribute to the growth and development of the legal profession in Sierra Leone and the dissemination of valuable legal insights.