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Class Action - In Search of a Larger Life (Paperback): Charles Abrahams Class Action - In Search of a Larger Life (Paperback)
Charles Abrahams
R250 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R50 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Charles Abrahams is a world-class lawyer who sued multinationals for colluding with the apartheid government, but at twelve he was determined to become a world-famous heartsurgeon. Then a school inspector shattered his dream: coloured children from the Cape Flats 'should not aim too high'. Class Action is the story of how Charles aimed high anyway, despite a childhood that included forced removal, dire poverty and the deep sense of shame of being neither white nor a 'white coloured'. As one of eleven children in a poor family, he experienced constant hardship and family strife.

Violence was ubiquitous: his street was notorious for its gang fights, his father abused his mother at home, and schoolteachers beat darker-skinned children like him. Charles wanted a larger life, and he found it through student politics, anti-apartheid activism and reading. He studied relentlessly, finding not only formidable political weapons, but a means to delve into the damage apartheid had done to his personal identity, selfesteem, sexuality and morality. He went on to qualify as a lawyer and, after defending local gangsters, he sought to do good through human-rights and class-action law. He has since spearheaded some of South Africa’s most historic, groundbreaking lawsuits, pursuing justice for ordinary citizens whose lives were ruined by powers too profit-driven to ever think about them.

Class Action depicts a remarkable journey of resistance and healing in reaction to institutionalised greed and racism and the harm it has done to our identities, our relationships and the people of our country.

The Bill Of Rights Handbook (Paperback, 6th ed): I Currie, J.De Waal The Bill Of Rights Handbook (Paperback, 6th ed)
I Currie, J.De Waal 8
R1,094 R911 Discovery Miles 9 110 Save R183 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The Constitution informs every aspect of our legal system and every instance of interpretation and application of that system. The Bill of Rights Handbook's detailed coverage of all aspects of Bill of Rights jurisprudence and practice has made it the standard reference work for this important area of law, and it has been extensively relied upon and quoted by the judiciary. The sixth edition of the Handbook is a comprehensive account of over two decades of jurisprudence interpreting and applying the Bill of Rights. The work has been thoroughly revised, in particular to cover developments in the areas of constitutional jurisdiction, remedies and socio-economic rights.

Scott on cession: A treatise on the law in South Africa (Paperback): Susan Scott Scott on cession: A treatise on the law in South Africa (Paperback)
Susan Scott
R933 R782 Discovery Miles 7 820 Save R151 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Scott on Cession: A Treatise on the Law in South Africa is a comprehensive exposition of the law of cession. Scott incorporates aspects of her doctoral thesis (1977), her previous book on cession, The Law of Cession, (1991) and her articles on cession that have been published in law journals. The book focuses on case law, but case law as a source of law in this branch of the law poses particular problems: some of the earlier decisions, and even recent ones, are based on Roman-Dutch law, which no longer completely satisfies current modern needs. To explain certain idiosyncrasies in the case law, Scott refers to the historical development of cession as a legal institution. The book also provides extensive commentary on certain problematic aspects of cession, using comparable legal systems, and incorporates the dogmatic foundations of the law of cession.

Administrative Justice in South Africa - An Introduction (Paperback): Geo Quinot Administrative Justice in South Africa - An Introduction (Paperback)
Geo Quinot; Hugh Corder, Petrus Maree, Melanie Murcott, Michael Kidd, …
R724 R644 Discovery Miles 6 440 Save R80 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Administrative Justice in South Africa: An Introduction offers a clear, comprehensive and practical explanation of administrative justice in South Africa, and includes discussion of the important process of judicial review. Practical in its approach, the text provides valuable focus on the application of principles to case law, problem-solving methodology, and specific procedural aspects of administrative justice. The text offers a clear pedagogical framework which develops independent, critical and reflective engagement with the subject matter. A strong conceptual and enquiring approach enriches knowledge, and engages readers in an interactive, topical and challenging manner. Additional educational resources support teaching, further assisting students to develop the academic skills required to master their studies. Administrative Justice in South Africa: An Introduction is suited as core course material for students who are studying administrative law as a module of the LLB degree. It is also a useful resource for legal practitioners who may wish to engage with foundational and current principles of the field.

Constitutional law (Paperback, 7th ed): I.M. Rautenbach, R. Venter Constitutional law (Paperback, 7th ed)
I.M. Rautenbach, R. Venter
R1,195 R915 Discovery Miles 9 150 Save R280 (23%) In stock
2020 Cumulative Supplement to Arrest, Search, and Investigation in North Carolina (Paperback): Robert L Farb, Christopher Tyner 2020 Cumulative Supplement to Arrest, Search, and Investigation in North Carolina (Paperback)
Robert L Farb, Christopher Tyner
R1,020 Discovery Miles 10 200 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Government Contracts Reference Book (Paperback, 4th ed.): Ralph C Nash Jr, Nash Jr Ralph C, Karen R. O'Brien-Debakey,... Government Contracts Reference Book (Paperback, 4th ed.)
Ralph C Nash Jr, Nash Jr Ralph C, Karen R. O'Brien-Debakey, Steven L Schooner
R1,592 R1,484 Discovery Miles 14 840 Save R108 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Life in the UK Test: Practice Questions 2021 - Questions and answers for the British citizenship test (Paperback): Henry... Life in the UK Test: Practice Questions 2021 - Questions and answers for the British citizenship test (Paperback)
Henry Dillon, Alastair Smith
R187 R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Save R31 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Featuring more than 475 questions based on Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, the official Home Office materials, Life in the UK Test: Practice Questions 2021 is the ideal study companion for anyone taking the Life in the UK test. Passing the Life in the UK test is a compulsory requirement for anyone wanting to live permanently in Britain or become a British citizen. This practical study aide makes preparing for the test a lot easier. This 2021 edition features practice tests completely revised from 2020 based on direct experience and extensive customer feedback. This means every question has been checked against official samples and formats for accuracy, and the book features formats and questions seen in the official test. This book gives students access to practice questions which are just like the real test. Students also get a free subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net, along with up-to-date news and information. 1. 20 complete practice tests, fully revised based on direct experience and customer feedback 2. Updated advice on what to study and what the questions will be like 3. A free subscription for online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net Complete study materials are available in the companion titles Life in the UK Test: Study Guide 2021 and Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2021.

Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2021 - Everything you need to study for the British citizenship test (Paperback): Henry Dillon,... Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2021 - Everything you need to study for the British citizenship test (Paperback)
Henry Dillon, Alastair Smith
R243 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R39 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The 2021 edition of the bestselling Handbook series includes the complete testable materials from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, the official Home Office materials. Passing the Life in the UK test is a compulsory requirement for anyone wanting to live permanently in Britain or become a British citizen. This practical study guide makes preparing for the test a lot easier. The new edition includes: Up-to-date advice on specific question formats and clear advice on how to avoid common mistakes. Focus points to help target your studies. Clear and easy to understand diagrams illustrating complex topics. Key advice from successful students and FAQs. The 2021 edition includes advice on what to study and unique study aids. Our updated appendices help students develop the comprehensive understanding they will need to pass the test. This book offers detailed advice on the types of questions you will be asked in the official test. Purchasers also get a free subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net, along with up-to-date news and information. This book provides students with everything required to help them pass their test with confidence. The latest official materials Expert and independent study advice A FREE subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net

Life in the UK Test: Study Guide 2021 - The essential study guide for the British citizenship test (Paperback): Henry Dillon,... Life in the UK Test: Study Guide 2021 - The essential study guide for the British citizenship test (Paperback)
Henry Dillon, Alastair Smith
R297 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R47 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The 2021 edition of the best-selling study guide includes the complete testable materials from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents, the official Home Office materials. Passing the Life in the UK test is a compulsory requirement for anyone wanting to live permanently in Britain or become a British citizen. This practical study guide makes preparing for the test a lot easier. The new edition includes: Updated advice on specific question formats and clear advice on how to avoid common mistakes. Focus points to help target your studies. Completely revised and expanded practice tests, based on customer feedback and the direct experience of our editors. This means we offer accurate and up-to-date advice on what the test is really like. Clear and easy to understand diagrams illustrating complex topics. Key advice from successful students and FAQs. The 2021 edition includes advice on what to study, the kinds of questions to expect and unique study aids. Our study aids help students develop the comprehensive understanding they will need to pass the test. This book offers detailed advice on the types of question you will be asked in the official test. Purchasers also get a free subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net, along with up-to-date news and information. This book provides students with everything they need to help them pass their test with confidence. The latest official materials Expert and independent study advice Practice questions, including a FREE subscription to online practice tests at www.lifeintheuk.net

North Carolina Notary Public Manual, 2016 (Paperback): North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State North Carolina Notary Public Manual, 2016 (Paperback)
North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
R576 R535 Discovery Miles 5 350 Save R41 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Suggested Procedural Rules for Local Appointed Boards (Paperback): Trey Allen, A. Fleming Bell Ii Suggested Procedural Rules for Local Appointed Boards (Paperback)
Trey Allen, A. Fleming Bell Ii
R753 Discovery Miles 7 530 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
On Probation - Serving a Probationary Sentence in North Carolina (10 pack) (Paperback): James M. Markham On Probation - Serving a Probationary Sentence in North Carolina (10 pack) (Paperback)
James M. Markham
R434 Discovery Miles 4 340 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
A Comprehensive Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act for Public Employers (Paperback): Diane M. Juffras A Comprehensive Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act for Public Employers (Paperback)
Diane M. Juffras
R830 Discovery Miles 8 300 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
North Carolina Guide to Animal Services Law (Paperback): Aimee N. Wall, Christopher Tyner North Carolina Guide to Animal Services Law (Paperback)
Aimee N. Wall, Christopher Tyner
R1,163 Discovery Miles 11 630 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Provincial And Local Government Reform In Zimbabwe - An Analysis Of The Law, Policy And Practice (Paperback): Tinashe C.... Provincial And Local Government Reform In Zimbabwe - An Analysis Of The Law, Policy And Practice (Paperback)
Tinashe C. Chigwata
R879 R739 Discovery Miles 7 390 Save R140 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Zimbabwe’s Constitution of 2013 provides for multi-level government at national, provincial and local level. This book explores the nature, evolution and future of this multi-level system of government against the background of international best practices.

Provincial and Local Government Reform in Zimbabwe: An analysis of the Law, Policy and Practice considers key questions about the multi-level system of government and shows how it radically differs from the old Lancaster House constitutional order.

The roles that provincial and local governments, as well as traditional leaders, fulfil in the new order are examined, the reforms needed to implement the system are outlined, and lessons to be learnt from other countries with multi-level governments are considered.

This book aims to aid the realisation of Zimbabwe’s constitutional goals of development, democracy and peace through effective multilevel governance and contributes to the international discourse on decentralisation and the role of subnational governments in Africa.

Budgeting in North Carolina Local Governments (Paperback): Whitney Afonso Budgeting in North Carolina Local Governments (Paperback)
Whitney Afonso
R799 Discovery Miles 7 990 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act Implementation Guide (Paperback): Jacquelyn Greene Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act Implementation Guide (Paperback)
Jacquelyn Greene
R331 Discovery Miles 3 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
North Carolina Sentencing Handbook with Felony, Misdemeanor, and DWI Sentencing Grids, 2017-2018 (Paperback): James M. Markham,... North Carolina Sentencing Handbook with Felony, Misdemeanor, and DWI Sentencing Grids, 2017-2018 (Paperback)
James M. Markham, Shea Riggsbee Denning
R753 Discovery Miles 7 530 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Probation Violations in North Carolina (Paperback, 2018 ed.): James M. Markham Probation Violations in North Carolina (Paperback, 2018 ed.)
James M. Markham
R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
That Every Man Be Armed - The Evolution of a Constitutional Right (Paperback, Revised, Updated ed.): Stephen P. Halbrook That Every Man Be Armed - The Evolution of a Constitutional Right (Paperback, Revised, Updated ed.)
Stephen P. Halbrook
R658 R533 Discovery Miles 5 330 Save R125 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

That Every Man Be Armed, the first scholarly book on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, has played a significant role in constitutional debate and litigation since it was first published in 1984. Halbrook traces the right to bear arms from ancient Greece and Rome to the English republicans, then to the American Revolution and Constitution, through the Reconstruction period extending the right to African Americans, and onward to today's controversies. With reviews of recent literature and court decisions, this new edition ensures that Halbrook's study remains the most comprehensive general work on the right to keep and bear arms.

Undoing delict: The South African Law of Delict under the constitution (Paperback): Anton Fagan Undoing delict: The South African Law of Delict under the constitution (Paperback)
Anton Fagan
R581 R500 Discovery Miles 5 000 Save R81 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Anton Fagan has taught the South African law of delict for twenty years and has written extensively on the subject. Undoing Delict: The South African Law of Delict under the Constitution includes his ten best previously published articles and essays. They deal with a range of topics, such as wrongfulness, causation, pure economic loss, and defamation. Several of the contributions investigate the impact of the Constitution, or of certain Constitutional Court judgments, on the law of delict or a part thereof. In addition, Undoing Delict includes a previously unpublished essay in which Fagan develops a new explanation of what it means for intentional harm-causing conduct to be wrongful. Many of the views put forward in this book are controversial and their defence against contrary views is at times robust. But the aim throughout is to deepen or advance our understanding of important and interesting, and in some instances puzzling, aspects of the South African law of delict.

The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law (Paperback): Albie Sachs The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law (Paperback)
Albie Sachs
R252 R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Save R19 (8%) In stock

From a young age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. As a result he was detained in solitary confinement, tortured by sleep deprivation and eventually blown up by a car bomb which cost him his right arm and the sight of an eye. His experiences provoked an outpouring of creative thought on the role of law as a protector of human dignity in the modern world, and a lifelong commitment to seeing a new era of justice established in South Africa.
After playing an important role in drafting South Africa's post-apartheid Constitution, he was appointed by Nelson Mandela to be a member of the country's first Constitutional Court. Over the course of his fifteen year term on the Court he has grappled with the major issues confronting modern South Africa, and the challenges posed to the fledgling democracy as it sought to overcome the injustices of the apartheid regime.
As his term on the Court approaches its end, Sachs here conveys in intimate fashion what it has been like to be a judge in these unique circumstances, how his extraordinary life has influenced his approach to the cases before him, and his views on the nature of justice and its achievement through law.
The book provides unique access to an insider's perspective on modern South Africa, and a rare glimpse into the working of a judicial mind. By juxtaposing life experiences and extracts from judgments, Sachs enables the reader to see the complex and surprising ways in which legal culture transforms subjective experience into objectively reasoned decisions. With rare candour he tells of the difficulties he has when preparing a judgment, of how every judgment is a lie. Rejecting purely formal notions of the judicial role he shows how both reason and passion (concern for protecting human dignity) are required for law to work in the service of justice.

Supervision of local government (Paperback): Mbuzeni Mathenjwa Supervision of local government (Paperback)
Mbuzeni Mathenjwa
R602 R517 Discovery Miles 5 170 Save R85 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Supervision of Local Government discusses the role of national and provincial governments in supervising the functions of local government. The book analyses the legal status of local government, which is entrenched and protected by the Constitution, and examines the powers of the national and provincial governments to supervise local government. Supervision of Local Government explores international practices in the supervision of local government and investigates general trends in the supervision of selected municipalities in South Africa. Shortcomings, inconsistencies and irregularities in the supervision of local government are identified. The book discusses the concept of `supervision' as it relates to local government in its broad sense, which includes monitoring, intervening in and supporting local government. Supervision of Local Government also explores the manifestation of the principles of cooperative government and subsidiarity in the supervision of local government by national and provincial governments. Cooperative government requires that the other spheres of government intervene in local government to assist municipalities in managing their own affairs, while the principle of subsidiarity requires that services should be rendered at the lowest possible level of government. Thus, the national and provincial spheres have a duty to support the local sphere of government in fulfilling this duty and this duty is analysed in the book.

Understanding the onstitution of the republic of South Africa (Paperback, 3rd revised ed): W. Freedman Understanding the onstitution of the republic of South Africa (Paperback, 3rd revised ed)
W. Freedman
R289 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R34 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
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