IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
This book documents the legal interventions of the renowned human rights activist and social justice crusader – Femi Falana,. The book adopts a novel style of allowing otherwise complex legal issues to unfold in the context of the human drama from which it emerged.
Chapter 1: General Introduction
Chapter 2: A Genie Unloosed
Chapter 3: An Uncommon Client
Chapter 4: The Scourging of Radical Academics
Chapter 5: The Taming of “Unruly Students”
Chapter 6: A Season of Anomie and of Jennifer’s Affairs
Chapter 7: The “Gwagwalada Five”
Chapter 8: “The Ides of June” and Descent into the Abyss
Chapter 9: A Tale of Gallows and Phantom Coups
Chapter 10: Kudirat Falls
Chapter 11: ”Five Fingers of a Leprous Hand” and a Near-Perfect Double Murder
Chapter 12: From Democracy to Governance Ethics
Chapter 13: Foreign Legal Forays
In the Public Interest is a study of the legal interventions of Femi Falana spanning twenty-five years of active, sometimes combustive, legal practice in the area of human rights, democracy and good governance. Inevitably, his confrontation with the authorities and his travails therefrom provide a backdrop for the legal analysis of his contribution.
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