0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Browse All departments
Price
  • R50 - R100 (36)
  • R100 - R250 (19,945)
  • R250 - R500 (125,772)
  • R500+ (135,969)
  • -
Status
Format
Author / Contributor
Publisher

Books > Law > Jurisprudence & general issues

Rule Of Law - A Memoir (Paperback): Glynnis Breytenbach, Nechama Brodie Rule Of Law - A Memoir (Paperback)
Glynnis Breytenbach, Nechama Brodie 1
R275 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R39 (14%) In stock

In Rule Of Law, Glynnis Breytenbach reflects back on her career as a prosecutor, including specific cases she has tried, and on her life to provide a fascinating commentary on the importance of the independence of judicial institutions and the precariousness of this independence.

Her current challenges are directly linked to how outspoken she is and how she continues to campaign fiercely for the rule of law in this country.

The Man Who Founded The ANC - A Biography Of Pixley ka Isaka Seme (Paperback): Bongani Ngqulunga The Man Who Founded The ANC - A Biography Of Pixley ka Isaka Seme (Paperback)
Bongani Ngqulunga 7
R280 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R39 (14%) In stock

It is well known that the African National Congress was formed in 1912 and is considered the oldest political organisation on the African continent. What is often not widely known is that the person who founded it was one Pixley ka Isaka Seme, a thirty-year-old black South African from Inanda outside the city of Durban.

What is remarkable about Seme’s achievement in founding the ANC is not only that he succeeded where most had failed at forging black political unity. It is also the speed at which he did it. He had just returned to South Africa from the United Kingdom and the United States of America, where he had been a student since he was a teenager. In slightly over a year the founding conference of the ANC was convened and he was at its helm as the main organiser.

Seme also established a national newspaper, became one of the pioneering black lawyers in South Africa, bought land from white farmers for black settlement right at the time when opposition to it was gaining momentum, became a sought-after adviser and confidant to African royalty, and was considered a leading visionary for black economic empowerment. And yet, when he became president general of the ANC in the 1930s, he brought it to its knees through sheer ineptitude and an authoritarian style of leadership. On more than one occasion he was found guilty for breaching the law, which partly led to him being struck off the roll of attorneys.

This book discusses in detail Seme’s extraordinary life, from his humble beginnings at Inanda Mission to his triumphs and disappointments across the continents, in his public and private life. When Seme died in 1951 he was bankrupt and his political standing had suffered greatly. And yet he was praised as one of the greatest South Africans ever to have lived. For all this, he has largely been forgotten. This biography brings the remarkable life of this extraordinary South African back to public consciousness.

The Lion & The Thespian - The True Story Of Prime Minister JG Strydom's Marriage To The Actress Marda Vanne (Paperback):... The Lion & The Thespian - The True Story Of Prime Minister JG Strydom's Marriage To The Actress Marda Vanne (Paperback)
David Bloomberg 1
R300 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R101 (34%) In stock

Margaretha van Hulsteyn (also known as Scrappy) is the daughter of respected Pretoria attorney Sir Willem van Hulsteyn, and she's an aspiring actress. While studying in London after the Great War, Scrappy changes her name to Marda Vanne and enters into a relationship with one of the foremost actresses of her day, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies.

However, on a visit to her parents in the Union of South Africa, Marda meets Hans Strydom, an attorney and uncompromising radical politician with the soubriquet ‘The Lion of the North’. Their meeting changes the course of her life, at least temporarily… Strydom went on to become a principal progenitor of the harshest discriminatory legislation which endured for decades until his nephew, President FW de Klerk, in a volte-face, dismantled the laws of apartheid.

A work of biographical fiction, The Lion & The Thespian is based on the true story of the marriage of Hans Strydom, prime minister of South Africa from 1954 to 1958, to the actress Marda Vanne. Veteran author David Bloomberg (former executive mayor of Cape Town, and founder of Metropolitan Life), following extensive reading and research, has adhered faithfully to the chronology of the lives of the main protagonists, their personalities and the historical facts with which they were associated. Creative license has allowed Bloomberg to recreate appropriate scenes and dialogue, complemented by reported sources and recorded speeches.

Under Devil's Peak - The Life And Times Of Wilfrid Cooper, An Advocate In The Age Of Apartheid (Paperback): Gavin Cooper Under Devil's Peak - The Life And Times Of Wilfrid Cooper, An Advocate In The Age Of Apartheid (Paperback)
Gavin Cooper 2
R260 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R19 (7%) Within 4 - 10 working days

Wilfrid Cooper was a rare man during the dark days of apartheid: an advocate whose career coincided almost perfectly with the rise and fall of the Nationalist government, intersecting eerily with that of its “architect” HF Verwoerd, and yet a man whose enlightened principles and liberal thinking saw him regularly defending those less fortunate.

His storied legal career saw him embroiled in numerous political affairs throughout the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. He represented, among others, Verwoerd’s assassin Dimitri Tsafendas; the SWAPO Six in Swakopmund; the families of Imam Abdullah Haron, Mapetla Mohapi and Hoossen Haffajee and others who died “jumping down stairwells while in detention” or hanged by their own jeans in their cells; and Steven Biko and other activists who were arrested by the security police in the dead of night. There were also the highprofile criminal cases, including the original Kebble-style “assisted suicide” of Baron Dieter van Schauroth and the scandalous case of the Scissors Murderess Marlene Lehnberg.

Wilfrid Cooper reached the peak of his considerable legal prowess in a time when South Africans led a parallel existence, the majority downtrodden while white privilege reigned serenely in the suburbs – a time that could have easily provided him a less controversial career had he desired. And yet even as he and his gregarious wife Gertrude enjoyed wonderful and very sociable years in their Newlands home in Cape Town – an area that was itself remodelled under the Group Areas Act – he chose to walk the path less taken in the shadow of Devil’s Peak. This is his story.

Law Of Third Party Compensation (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Hennie Klopper Law Of Third Party Compensation (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Hennie Klopper
R1,054 R900 Discovery Miles 9 000 Save R154 (15%) In stock
The Building Contract - A Commentary on the JBCC Agreements (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): E. Finsen The Building Contract - A Commentary on the JBCC Agreements (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
E. Finsen
R625 R484 Discovery Miles 4 840 Save R141 (23%) Within 4 - 8 working days

In 1991 the Joint Building Contracts Committee - JBCC - published the JBCC Principal Building Agreement and its associated documents. This work's predecessor was published a few months later as a commentary on the new Agreement. However, the JBCC has since published a far-reaching revision of the 1991 documents, which it has designated as 'Series 2000'. This book is not merely an update of the previous work, but rather a new approach to the subject. This publication contains a detailed examination of the building process and the contractual relationship between the employer and his agents on the one hand, and the contractor and his subcontractors on the other, together with a consideration of the traditional and conventional ways of structuring and managing this relationship.

Introduction to Law and Legal Skills (Paperback): Lesley Greenbaum, Peggy Maisel Introduction to Law and Legal Skills (Paperback)
Lesley Greenbaum, Peggy Maisel
R700 R600 Discovery Miles 6 000 Save R100 (14%) In stock
The Relatively Public Life Of Jules Browde (Paperback): Daniel Browde The Relatively Public Life Of Jules Browde (Paperback)
Daniel Browde
R240 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R34 (14%) In stock

When Daniel is tasked with writing the biography of his grandfather, Jules Browde - one of South Africa’s most celebrated advocates - he gets straight to work. But the task that at first seems so simple comes to overwhelm him.

The troubled progress of Daniel’s book stands in sharp contrast to the clear-edged tales his grandfather tells him. Spanning almost a century, these gripping stories compellingly conjure other worlds: the streets of 1920s Yeoville, the battlefields of the Second World War, the courtrooms of apartheid South Africa.

The Relatively Public Life Of Jules Browde is more than the portrait of an unusual South African life, it is the moving tale of a complex and tender relationship between grandfather and grandson, and an exploration of how we are made and unmade in the stories we tell about our lives.

Inleiding Tot Regspluralisme In SA (Paperback, 4de Uitgawe): Inleiding Tot Regspluralisme In SA (Paperback, 4de Uitgawe)
R815 R749 Discovery Miles 7 490 Save R66 (8%) In stock
Wetsuitleg - 'n Inleiding Vir Studente (Afrikaans, Paperback, 5th): C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law, UNISA... Wetsuitleg - 'n Inleiding Vir Studente (Afrikaans, Paperback, 5th)
C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law, UNISA Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa) Botha
R400 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R81 (20%) In stock
Understanding Jurisprudence - An Introduction to Legal Theory (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Raymond Wacks Understanding Jurisprudence - An Introduction to Legal Theory (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Raymond Wacks
R804 Discovery Miles 8 040 Within 7 - 11 working days
Gorilla and the Bird - A Memoir of Madness and a Mother's Love (Hardcover): Zack McDermott Gorilla and the Bird - A Memoir of Madness and a Mother's Love (Hardcover)
Zack McDermott
R480 R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Save R120 (25%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Principles Of Competition Law In South Africa (Paperback): Luke Kelly Principles Of Competition Law In South Africa (Paperback)
Luke Kelly; David Unterhalter, Paula Youens, Isabel Goodman, Patrick Smith
R550 R467 Discovery Miles 4 670 Save R83 (15%) In stock
Blackstone's Police Investigators' Mock Examination Paper 2018 (Paperback): David Pinfield Blackstone's Police Investigators' Mock Examination Paper 2018 (Paperback)
David Pinfield
R665 Discovery Miles 6 650 Within 7 - 11 working days
Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018 (Paperback): Police National Legal Database, Mark Hartley, Fraser Sampson Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018 (Paperback)
Police National Legal Database, Mark Hartley, Fraser Sampson
R709 Discovery Miles 7 090 Within 7 - 11 working days
Jurisprudence (Paperback): Christopher Roederer, Darrel Moellendorf Jurisprudence (Paperback)
Christopher Roederer, Darrel Moellendorf
R760 R583 Discovery Miles 5 830 Save R177 (23%) In stock
The History of South African Law  - An Outline (Paperback): A.B. Edwards The History of South African Law - An Outline (Paperback)
A.B. Edwards
R337 R310 Discovery Miles 3 100 Save R27 (8%) In stock
Introduction To Legal Pluralism In South Africa (Paperback, 4th Edition): Introduction To Legal Pluralism In South Africa (Paperback, 4th Edition)
R815 R699 Discovery Miles 6 990 Save R116 (14%) Within 4 - 11 working days
Appropriate Dispute Resolution - A Practical Guide To Negotiation, Mediation And Arbitration (Paperback, 2nd): Appropriate Dispute Resolution - A Practical Guide To Negotiation, Mediation And Arbitration (Paperback, 2nd)
R570 R500 Discovery Miles 5 000 Save R70 (12%) In stock
Credit Repair - Improve and Protect Your Credit (Paperback, 13th ed.): Robin Leonard, Amy Loftsgordon Credit Repair - Improve and Protect Your Credit (Paperback, 13th ed.)
Robin Leonard, Amy Loftsgordon
R466 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R109 (23%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Clinical legal education - Law clinic curriculum design and assessment tools (Paperback): M.A. du Plessis Clinical legal education - Law clinic curriculum design and assessment tools (Paperback)
M.A. du Plessis
R450 R355 Discovery Miles 3 550 Save R95 (21%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Clinical legal education (CLE) is a springboard for entry into legal practice, preparing students for the professional challenges they will face after completing their studies and embarking on their legal careers. In her eight years of conducting research on CLE in South African universities, the author has found that the most urgent needs are in the area of student assessment. Designing a curriculum with assessable content is therefore essential for clinicians who, in certifying students' capabilities, are the gatekeepers to practice. This book identifies curriculum requirements across a number of jurisdictions, and proposes a menu of assessment methods, which may enhance the choices of assessment methodologies available to South African university law clinics. It also covers the setting of parameters for assessment, grading, grade descriptors and moderation systems, and discusses different forms of tests, assignments, essay- and oral-examinations, as well as self- and peer-evaluation, peer editing, case portfolios, and trial advocacy skills. The book addresses challenges such as clinicians' heavy workloads and differing levels of experience in supervision and assessment. It discusses challenges students face and presents solutions enabling clinicians to help them depending on their individual experience and needs. Also discussed are the potential conflicts between the needs of students and those of the local community being served by the law clinic. Although the aim of this book is to find appropriate assessment methods for CLE, the effectiveness of an assessment programme can only be determined when measured against a curriculum. The proposed curriculum is therefore measured against the identified assessment criteria. CLE Lecturers can download assessment forms, checklists and rubrics from the Juta Law website - visit https://juta.co.za/support-material/detail/clinical-legal-education for details.

Law Of Persons (Paperback, 6th Edition): Trynie Boezaart Law Of Persons (Paperback, 6th Edition)
Trynie Boezaart
R425 R337 Discovery Miles 3 370 Save R88 (21%) In stock

Law Of Persons, now in its sixth edition, has become a standard text on the South African law of persons. The book was first published in 1995, just after the dawn of South Africa’s first democratic dispensation. The book constitutes a general and fully referenced source on the law of persons, and reflects the transformation of the law of persons in line with the values entrenched in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, with specific reference to the Bill of Rights.

First-year students will derive the most benefit from Law of Persons if the book is used in conjunction with the Law of Persons Sourcebook.

Contents Include:

  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Statutes
  • Definition of concepts
  • Beginning of legal subjectivity
  • Domicile
  • Effect of age on status
  • Children of unmarried parents
  • Diverse factors which influence status
  • Termination of legal subjectivity
  • Index
A Target on my Back - A Prosecutor's Terrifying Tale of Life on a Hit List (Hardcover): Erleigh Wiley A Target on my Back - A Prosecutor's Terrifying Tale of Life on a Hit List (Hardcover)
Erleigh Wiley
R359 R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Save R82 (23%) Within 7 - 11 working days

The success of documentaries like Making a Murderer and The Jinx bodes well for true crime Continued interest in these documentaries keeps true crime in the public eye; a sequel is planned for Making a Murderer and there is constant chatter about it online Interest in courtrooms and lawyers remains high as seen in O.J.: Made in America

Noloas Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support (Paperback, 4th ed.): Emily Doskow Noloas Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support (Paperback, 4th ed.)
Emily Doskow
R543 R407 Discovery Miles 4 070 Save R136 (25%) Within 7 - 11 working days
A Dictionary of Law (Paperback, 8th Revised edition): Jonathan Law A Dictionary of Law (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Jonathan Law
R190 R169 Discovery Miles 1 690 Save R21 (11%) In stock

This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,700 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. Entries have been fully updated for this edition to incorporate the latest legislation, including entries on foreign national offenders, Police and Crime Commissioners, corporate manslaughter, and settlement agreements, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as 'the best law dictionary' and 'excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates', this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law.

Free Delivery
Pinterest Twitter Facebook Google+
You may like...
Jurisprudence - A South African…
David Johnson, Steve Pete, … Paperback R667 R579 Discovery Miles 5 790
Estate Planning Basics
Denis Clifford Paperback R445 R336 Discovery Miles 3 360
An Introduction to Law
Lourens M. Du Plessis, A.G. Du Plessis Paperback R403 R321 Discovery Miles 3 210
Statutory Interpretation - An…
C.J. (Senior Lecturer, Constitutional Law, UNISA Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa) Botha Paperback R400 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190
Becoming A Lawyer - Fundamental Skills…
Paperback R951 R829 Discovery Miles 8 290
Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide - How to…
Stephen Fishman Paperback R639 R519 Discovery Miles 5 190
Human Rights in China - A Social…
Eva Pils Paperback R395 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240
Defending Suspects at Police Stations
Ed Cape Paperback R1,478 Discovery Miles 14 780
Social Care and the Law in Scotland
Siobhan Maclean, Mark Shiner, … Spiral bound R372 Discovery Miles 3 720
Blackstone's Police Investigators' Q&a…
Paul Connor Paperback R685 Discovery Miles 6 850

 

Loyalty partners