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Date of this Version

Winter 9-3-2014

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Abstract

The study investigated the development of laws and statutes (local and foreign) collections, an accreditation requirement in the South East Universities in relation to the Council of Legal Education standards. The scope consists of 34 titles of local and foreign laws and statutes listed by Council of Legal Education as accreditation bench mark and involves seven law faculty libraries in the universities South East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria that offer law programme. The instrument for data collection was the standard check list released by Council of Legal Education. This check list was found appropriate and adopted for this study. Two research questions were formulated for the study. The findings revealed that no law library in the zone met the Council of Legal Education standards. Recommendations were made which include among others the need for periodic assessment of collections, constant review and revision of the list.

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