About Salmon A. Shomade

Salmon A. Shomade is associate professor of political science at Emory University and the author of Colonial Legacies and the Rule of Law in Africa (Routledge, 2021), which documents how the legacy of colonialism in five British-colonized nations undermines those nations’ adherence to the rule of law. A version of this article appeared as “Colonial legacies endure in Africa’s legal systems — undermining rule of law” (The Washington Post, Mar. 18, 2022).

Written by Salmon A. Shomade