Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Customary law; Discrimination; Inheritance and succession; Women http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: Supreme Court Invalidates Igbo Customary Law Denying Female Descendants the Right to Inherit http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403968_text Customary law; Discrimination; Inheritance and succession; Women's rights - On April 14, 2014, the Nigerian Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, confirmed decisions of two lower courts, which had found unconstitutional an Igbo customary law of succession excluding female offspring from eligibility to inherit the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403968_text