Research Articles (Jurisprudence)

Research Articles (Jurisprudence)

 

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  • De Villiers, Isolde (OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-11-14)
    This contribution takes as its point of departure the spatial turn in law and the notion of spatial justice. It traces the term ‘spatial justice’ as introduced through the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act and ...
  • Kleyn, D.G. (Duard); Bekink, Bernard (LexisNexis, 2016)
    Gedurende 2014 het die Konstitusionele Hof in eenparige uitspraak in Ngqukumba v Minister van Veiligheid en Sekuriteit gelas dat die polisie, wat onregmatiglik motorvoertuig in beslag geneem het, die voertuig aan die ...
  • De Villiers, Jan-Harm (Unisa Press, 2012)
    With the animal liberation movement gathering academic steam I believe it is more important than ever that proponents of the movement ask themselves the same question that Alice in Wonderland asks the Cheshire cat upon ...
  • Kleyn, D.G. (Duard) (Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, 2013)
    The South African legal system is uncodified and from a comparative law perspective it is usually classified as a “mixed legal system”, meaning a mixture between Romano-Germanic law (in the form of Roman-Dutch law) and ...
  • Thomas, P.J. (Philippus Johannes) (Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, 2013)
    The paper investigates the origins of the rather ambivalent expression “thinking like a lawyer”. It argues that Cicero strongly influenced the manner in which the classical Roman jurists argued and reasoned. This proposition ...
  • Nienaber, A.G. (Annelize Gertruida) (Unisa Press, 2010)
    The application of advances in reproductive technologies continues to raise significant legal and ethical questions. The retrieval of sperm from a dead man for procreation is no exception, not least because individual ...
  • Buitendag, Nico; Coetzer, Neil (University of Pretoria, Department of Political Sciences, 2015)
    On 16 August 2012, striking miners in Marikana, South Africa were fired upon by the South African Police Service, resulting in the death of 44 mineworkers. For many the incident has signalled a turning point for the country. ...
  • Van Marle, Karin (University of Pretoria, Department of Visual Arts, 2015)
    This article is a reflection on how Pretoria as a political, social and cultural space could be re-envisioned post-apartheid. The angle of approach is critical, general jurisprudence as advocated by Douzinas and Gearey ...
  • Zitzke, Emile (Pretoria University Law Press, 2015)
    A case of anti-constitutional common-law development. This case tells the story of an egotistical husband and the fading principle of the horizontal application of the Bill of Rights. The husband alleged that his wife had ...
  • Cornell, Drucilla; Van Marle, Karin (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-08-21)
    The starting-point for the article is to provide a brief background on the Ubuntu Project that Prof. Drucilla Cornell convened in 2003; most notably the interviews conducted in Khayamandi, the support of a sewing collective, ...
  • De Villiers, Isolde; Kesselring, Rita (Swiss Anthropological Society, 2014)
    The women’s march in 1956 to the Union Buildings in Pretoria ended with thirty minutes of complete silence, as part of the protest against the extension of the Apartheid pass laws to women. Lilian Ngoyi initiated this ...
  • Kamga, G.E.K. (Gerard Emmanuel Kamdem) (Southern African Society of Legal Historians, 2015)
    The purpose of this study is to trace the origin and development of emergency regimes in Cameroon, to address their negative impact on the current structure of the political system and to highlight the need for change in ...
  • Van Marle, Karin (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2015-12)
    The aim of my contribution is to reflect tentatively on a few values or ideals that I think could contribute to a healthy society in conjunction with a post-1994 jurisprudence. I focus on three ideals, or values, namely ...
  • Thomas, P.J. (Philippus Johannes) (Bohlau Verlag, 2014)
    Der Beitrag widmet sich den Anfängen rechtlicher Argumentation, die auf das römische Recht und, genauer, auf die republikanische Rechtswissenschaft zurückgehen. Ausgangspunkt ist die These von Stroux, dass das alte ...
  • Heyns, Anri (SUNMeDIA, 2014)
    In this article I contemplate the possibility of a relationship between democracy and the democracy to come experienced from within an inoperative community of law students. The reason for this contemplation is to ascertain ...
  • Arendse, Lorette (Unisa Press, 2014)
    The after effects of apartheid education are still felt acutely in our present education system. According to statistics released by the Department of Basic Education, one quarter of South African schools are overcrowded.1 ...
  • Buitendag, Nico; Van Marle, Karin (Faculty of Law, North West University, 2014)
    No abstract available.
  • Zitzke, Emile (SUNMeDIA, 2014)
    In this article, I provide a few thoughts on what it means to teach law, specifically ‘law of delict’, ‘critically’, as a response to conservative legal culture, which, I believe, currently prevails in South African legal ...
  • De Villiers, Isolde (Pretoria University Law Press, 2014)
    Tshwane 2055 en die (On)moontlikheid van Ruimtelike Geregtigheid Die Tshwane 2055 beleidsdokument bevat verskeie verwysings na ruimtelike geregtigheid. Deur te steun op die werk van Henri Lefebvre en Doreen Massey verskaf ...
  • Van Marle, Karin (Pretoria University Law Press, 2014)
    n Herbeskouing van Ruimte, Geregtigheid en Tuiste in Pretoria/Tshwane as Hoofstad Die hoofoogmerk van hierdie artikel is om tentatief te besin oor die moontlikhede van ’n herbeskouiïng van ruimte, geregtigheid en tuiste ...

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