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No One To Blame? - In Pursuit Of Justice In South Africa (Paperback): George Bizos No One To Blame? - In Pursuit Of Justice In South Africa (Paperback)
George Bizos 2
R317 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R29 (9%) In stock

George Bizos is one of a distinguished group of human rights lawyers who in the dark days of apartheid sought to uncover the state's role in eliminating its opponents.

Some, like Biko, Timol and Aggett, were arrested and died in detention, while others, like Matthew Goniwe, were abducted and killed. As counsel for the families of the deceased, George Bizos was centrally involved in many of the inquests following these high-profile deaths.

He is thus well placed to tell the story of the great courtroom dramas in which, with devastating skill, he and his colleagues pared away the tissue of lies protecting the security forces and the state functionaries—only to be rewarded with the invariable finding that there was 'no one to blame'.

Law of Commerce in South Africa (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Law of Commerce in South Africa (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
R624 R560 Discovery Miles 5 600 Save R64 (10%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

The Law of Commerce in South Africa 2/e provides a clear and practical introduction to various fields of commercial law, for students of accounting and other business disciplines. The text conveys concepts and principles of commercial law in a manner which is accessible and vibrant, clearly demonstrating the practical relevance and application of the legal principles in the commercial world. The text provides clear explanation and extensive illustrative examples to support understanding, as well as a clear pedagogical structure which includes end-of-chapter questions to assess comprehension.

Cession For Students (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Shirley V. Scott Cession For Students (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Shirley V. Scott
R342 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R41 (12%) In stock

This edition of Cession for Students is an update with some new cases added and a more user-friendly format. The book is a useful tool for both students and practitioners in mastering this complicated subject.

Cession for Students is divided into three sections: the substantive law of cession, case study questions and a short introduction to the drafting of cession documents. The first section is for examination purposes, the second to test insight and practical knowledge and the third serves as a practical aid.

Contents Include:

  • Substantive law of cession
  • Questions and answers
  • Case studies
  • Examples of drafting cession documents
Principles of Delict (Paperback, 1st Edition): J.M. Burchell Principles of Delict (Paperback, 1st Edition)
J.M. Burchell
R606 R520 Discovery Miles 5 200 Save R86 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

"Principles of Delict" places the law of delict in a contemporary setting, with emphasis falling on recent decisions of the courts and possible future directions. It should provide the student of the law of delict with a concise, yet critical, perspective on this branch of law. A number of features of the work should prove useful to students of current legal issues and practitioners needing a succinct survey of the general principles of delict and the judgments in leading cases.

Planning Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Jeannie Van Wyk Planning Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Jeannie Van Wyk
R1,297 R1,073 Discovery Miles 10 730 Save R224 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Now part of the Juta’s Property Law Library series, the third edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the core aspects of South African planning law.

The second edition, Planning Law (2012), reflected more of the new constitutional dispensation that brought with it not only a focus on values and equity, but also the development of an entirely new vision and structure for planning in the three spheres of government. It introduced some basic principles, addressed the apartheid roots of planning law in South Africa and gave detailed attention to the core of planning law.

Since the publication of the second edition, planning law has received increasing attention and the constitutional, legislative and jurisprudential framework has undergone significant contextual development. Evolving constitutional insights are providing a better perspective on the content of planning law and the impact of planning frameworks and decisions on government, in its three spheres, as well as owners and neighbours.

The Constitutional Court has, to a large extent, clarified the different planning competences and how these are allocated to each of the spheres of government. The enactment of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act 16 of 2013 (SPLUMA) has paved the way for the discipline to develop considerably and to be more integrated. The resultant effect on planning law has been immense and has necessitated this new edition that has been reworked and updated in its entirety. Since planning law is multi-faceted, the book also deals with related administrative, environmental, local government and informal settlement issues. All the relevant legal principles and legislative provisions are amplified by discussions of applicable court decisions.

Capital gains tax - A practitioner's manual (Paperback, 2nd ed): R.C. Williams Capital gains tax - A practitioner's manual (Paperback, 2nd ed)
R.C. Williams
R492 R429 Discovery Miles 4 290 Save R63 (13%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The introduction of capital gains tax has completely changed the fiscal landscape in South Africa. In this new era, no contract (or variation of a contract), no business deal, no corporate reconstruction, no sale of investments, no waiver or reduction of a debt and no formation or variation of a trust should be entered into without careful appraisal of the capital gains tax consequences. This work is designed to meet the needs of attorneys, accountants, tax consultants, investment advisers, and other professionals. The manual explains, in depth and in detail, the conceptual basis and the practical implications of capital gains tax. The work includes a paragraph-by-paragraph commentary on the provisions of the Eighth Schedule and the Corporate Rules, including many practical illustrations of capital gains tax calculations. The second edition incorporates legislative amendments up to and including the Second Revenue Laws Amendment Act 34 of 2004. The commentary on the Eighth Schedule has been considerably expanded with the addition of many new practical examples. A detailed commentary on the Corporate Rules has been added, plus new chapters on foreign currency gains and losses, anti-avoidance provisions, and administrative requirements.

European Union Law (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Robert Schutze European Union Law (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Robert Schutze
R1,193 Discovery Miles 11 930 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

European law has come to influence almost all fields of national law, including administrative, constitutional, contract, criminal and even tort law. But what is the European Union? How does it work? How does it produce European law? This book uses a clear framework to guide readers through all core constitutional and substantive topics of EU law. New content includes: a Brexit chapter covering the negotiation process and the possible future relationships between the United Kingdom and the European Union, new EU private international law and EU criminal law sections, and extended coverage of delegated legislation, human rights and free movement of persons. All chapters reflect judicial and legislative practice up to 31st December 2017. Key features include case extracts accompanied by extensive critical discussion of the theoretical and practical aspects of EU law, over 100 figures and tables clarifying complex topics and a companion website with full 'Lisbonised' versions of cited cases and many extra materials.

Jurisprudence - A South African Perspective (Paperback, 10th ed): Jurisprudence - A South African Perspective (Paperback, 10th ed)
R759 R673 Discovery Miles 6 730 Save R86 (11%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days

There is already ample evidence that the new constitutional order has triggered an unprecedented flowering of South African jurisprudential debate. The aim of this book is to provide a sensitive and intuitive understanding of these debates. In addition, lecturers will be given an innovative approach to what has been previously regarded as a difficult, boring and irrelevant subject.

A Guide To The English Legal System - An Emerald Guide (Paperback): Anthony Chadwick A Guide To The English Legal System - An Emerald Guide (Paperback)
Anthony Chadwick
R281 R230 Discovery Miles 2 300 Save R51 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
A Guide To Understanding And Using The British Legal System (Paperback): Jeremy Farley A Guide To Understanding And Using The British Legal System (Paperback)
Jeremy Farley
R284 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R52 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The History of South African Law  - An Outline (Paperback): A.B. Edwards The History of South African Law - An Outline (Paperback)
A.B. Edwards
R358 Discovery Miles 3 580 Ships in 4 - 10 working days
Probate Wills And The Law - The Easyway (Paperback): David Samuels Probate Wills And The Law - The Easyway (Paperback)
David Samuels
R281 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R52 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Inleiding tot die reg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3rd ed): L.M. du Plessis Inleiding tot die reg (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3rd ed)
L.M. du Plessis
R436 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R52 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

This text deals with the basic concepts of the law and explains the operation of the law and the administration of justice. It features practical exercises at the end of each chapter to help the student develop the ability to analyse information and apply knowledge. Another feature is the appendixes in which step-by-step explanations are given of how to research and apply primary sources of the law such as statutes and decisions in court.

My Revision Notes: OCR A Level Law (Paperback): Craig Beauman, Clare Wilson My Revision Notes: OCR A Level Law (Paperback)
Craig Beauman, Clare Wilson
R556 R522 Discovery Miles 5 220 Save R34 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Exam board: OCR Level: A-level Subject: Law First teaching: September 2017 First exams: Summer 2018 Target success in OCR A Level with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style questions, revision tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes every student can: * Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner. * Enjoy an interactive approach to revision, with clear topic summaries that consolidate knowledge and related activities that put the content into context. * Build, practise and enhance exam skills by progressing through revision tasks and Test Yourself activities. * Improve exam technique through exam-style questions and sample answers with commentary from expert authors and teachers. * Get exam ready with extra quick quizzes and answers to the activities available online.

WJEC/Eduqas Law for A Level: Book 1 (Paperback): Sara Davies, Karen Phillips, Louise Draper-Walters WJEC/Eduqas Law for A Level: Book 1 (Paperback)
Sara Davies, Karen Phillips, Louise Draper-Walters
R803 Discovery Miles 8 030 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Endorsed by WJEC/Eduqas and written by a team of experienced teachers and examiners, WJEC/Eduqas for A Level Law Book 1 offers high quality support for the Year 1 and AS course and some of the Year 2/A2 course. // Designed to be used in conjunction with Book 2 to provide full coverage of WJEC/Eduqas A Level Law. // A variety of features, including Grade Boost, Key Cases and Stretch and Challenge activities encourage learners to think critically and help develop their knowledge and understanding and ability to analyse. // An Exam practice and technique section provides advice and guidance on how to revise and helps students develop the skills needed for the exams. /// The topics are split as follows: Book 1 Law making, the Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems E1.1.1 W1.1 Law making; Law reform; E1.1.2 W1.2 Delegated legislation; E1.1.3 W1.3 Statutory interpretation; E1.1.4 W1.4 Judicial precedent; E1.2.1 W1.5 Civil courts; E1.2.2 W1.6 Criminal process; Juries; E1.2.3 W1.7 Legal personnel: Barristers and solicitors, Judiciary, Magistrates; E1.2.4 W1.8 Access to justice and funding; Law of Contract E2.1.1 W3.6 Rules of contract; E2.1.2 W3.7 Essential requirements of a contract; E2.1.3 E2.1.5 W3.10 Discharge of contract; E2.1.4 E2.1.6 W3.11 Remedies: Contract; Law of Tort E2.2.1 W2.1 Rules of tort; E2.2.2 W2.2 Liability in negligence; E2.2.3 W2.3 Occupier's liability; E2.2.4 E2.2.7 W2.4 Remedies: Tort; Criminal Law E2.3.1 W3.12 Rules of criminal law; E2.3.2 W3.13 General elements of criminal liability; E2.3.3 W3.14 Offences against the person; Human Rights Law E2.4.1 E 2.4.2 W3.1 Rules, theory and protection of human rights law; E2.4.3 W3.2 Specific provisions of the ECHR; E2.4.5 E2.4.6 W3.5 Reform of human rights; E2.4.4 W3.3 Restrictions of the ECHR. /// Book 2 Law of Contract E2.1.3 W3.8 Express and implied terms; E2.1.4 W3.9 Misrepresentation and economic duress; Law of Tort E2.2.4 Torts connected to land; E2.2.5 Vicarious liability; E2.2.6 Defences: Tort; Criminal Law E2.3.3 W3.14 Fatal offences against the person; E2.3.4 W3.15 Property offences; E2.3.5 E2.3.6 W3.16 W3.17 Capacity and necessity defences; E2.3.7 W3.17 Preliminary offences of attempt.

Everyone's guide to South African law (Paperback, 4th Edition): A. Anderson, A. Dodd, M.C. Roos Everyone's guide to South African law (Paperback, 4th Edition)
A. Anderson, A. Dodd, M.C. Roos
R300 R240 Discovery Miles 2 400 Save R60 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

The law affects us all, and even your most basic day-to-day choices and actions have legal implications. Yet few people have much knowledge of the law or understand complicated legal terminology – and lawyers’ fees are beyond many people’s reach. This book will provide you with the necessary information on a wide range of legal issues that may impact on your daily life – at work, in the home, on the road, in the marketplace, and in the courtroom. Written by experts specifically for the layperson, the book’s everyday language is free of obscure legal jargon. It is easily understandable, informative and essential for each and every household in South Africa. What’s new in the 4th edition? This new edition includes new or expanded information on the law in a digital age, developments in property law, new procedures for DNA and other forensic samples, the law applying to sport, rights to education and protection from harassment as well as the protection of your personal information.

EU Law - Text, Cases, and Materials UK Version (Paperback, 7th Revised edition): Paul Craig, Grainne de Burca EU Law - Text, Cases, and Materials UK Version (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)
Paul Craig, Grainne de Burca
R1,346 Discovery Miles 13 460 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

**This version of the textbook is only available in the UK. If you are studying law outside of the UK please see EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, ISBN 9780198856641.** Building on its unrivalled reputation as the definitive EU law textbook, the seventh edition provides clear and comprehensive analysis of all aspects of European Union law. Drawing on their wealth of experience, Paul Craig and Grainne de Burca succeed in bringing together a unique mix of illuminating commentary and well-chosen extracts from a wide range of cases, legislation and academic publications. Chapters have been carefully structured and designed to enhance student learning at all levels, laying the foundations of the subject while building analysis of more complicated areas and cutting edge debates. All chapters have been comprehensively updated to reflect the extensive legal developments that have taken place since the publication of the sixth edition, including a new chapter on Brexit and other challenges taking place within the EU. This UK version also includes sections at the end of relevant chapters covering how the principles apply or don't apply to the UK post-Brexit. Online resources The book is accompanied by online resources which include the following: - Updates to the law post-publication - A timeline of key events in the development of the EU

Discourse in a Multilingual and Multicultural Courtroom - A Court Interpreter's Guide (Paperback, Re-issue): R.H. Moeketsi Discourse in a Multilingual and Multicultural Courtroom - A Court Interpreter's Guide (Paperback, Re-issue)
R.H. Moeketsi
R450 R398 Discovery Miles 3 980 Save R52 (12%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

An interdisciplinary account of language and the law, this text looks at court interpreting and the nature of verbal interaction in the courtroom. Linguistic problems experienced due to personality and language factors, and the intimidating nature of legal discourse are also discussed.

Law, Life and Laughter Encore (Paperback): Ellison Kahn Law, Life and Laughter Encore (Paperback)
Ellison Kahn; Foreword by Justice W.P. Schultz
R366 R323 Discovery Miles 3 230 Save R43 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The first volume, a legal humour edited by Professor Kahn, Law, Life and Laughter published in 1991 was the subject of many favourable reviews. It went through three impressions, was sold out years ago and today is a collector's item. This second melange of legal humour and piquant revelations of personalities in the law of Southern Africa is almost entirely new, containing nothing that appeared in the first volume except a number of brilliant caricatures of which the temptation to reproduce was irresistible.

The Historical Foundations of South African Private Law (Paperback, 2nd ed): The Historical Foundations of South African Private Law (Paperback, 2nd ed)
R848 R747 Discovery Miles 7 470 Save R101 (12%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days

This book discuss some fundamental changes in South African legal education. One of these changes is the introduction at first year level of a course in the basics of the law and the development of legal skills. At several universities, Roman law will be taught to students at first year level. Roman law is both foundation and basic superstructure of South African private law. This new work promotes a proper understanding of Roman legal development and is an essential study guide for students of Roman law.

Jurisprudence - An Introduction (Paperback, Revised Edition): Jurisprudence - An Introduction (Paperback, Revised Edition)
R553 R500 Discovery Miles 5 000 Save R53 (10%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days

Jurisprudence – An Introduction is aimed at students about to embark on a course in jurisprudence, legal theory or legal philosophy.

The author has analysed the various philosophies extensively, and has indicated the intensity of current jurisprudential debates in relation to South African law.

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)
R649 R580 Discovery Miles 5 800 Save R69 (11%) Ships in 4 - 10 working days
Jerusalem - A City and Its Future (Hardcover, 1st ed): Marshall J Breger, Ora Ahimeir Jerusalem - A City and Its Future (Hardcover, 1st ed)
Marshall J Breger, Ora Ahimeir
R1,681 Discovery Miles 16 810 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Selected essays by notable scholars that address practical issues of concern and offer possible solutions regarding future peace in Jerusalem. Many of the perspectives in these essays are unique and have never been published for a wider audience. Contributors consider aspects of the "politics of religion" - an issue rarely explored objectively in existing literature. Other articles propose ways of mediating the challenges of Jerusalem. In covering a range of crucial subjects, the book will appeal to Jewish and Christian audiences alike. Other primary readers include Middle East and law scholars.

Fundamentals of Swedish Law (Paperback): Laura Carlson Fundamentals of Swedish Law (Paperback)
Laura Carlson
R1,983 R1,532 Discovery Miles 15 320 Save R451 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book offers a foreign reader an overview and understanding of the most important aspects of the law and legal system in Sweden, from the legal institutions to more specific topics such as contract law, tort law and family law. These presentations are not exhaustive but rather meant to give the reader a sufficient enough understanding to be somewhat orientated in the Swedish legal system. The book is written for non-Swedish practitioners faced with a specific legal issue involving Swedish law. It is also addressed to foreign law students in need of an overview of the Swedish legal system in order to help them in their further studies at Swedish universities.

European Union Law - Text and Materials (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Damian Chalmers, Gareth Davies, Giorgio Monti European Union Law - Text and Materials (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Damian Chalmers, Gareth Davies, Giorgio Monti
R1,322 Discovery Miles 13 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As the preferred choice on EU law for both teachers and students, this textbook offers an unrivalled combination of expertise, accessibility and comprehensive coverage. Written in a way which combines clarity with sophisticated analysis, it stimulates students to engage fully with the sometimes complex material, and encourages critical reflection. The new edition reflects the challenges facing the European Union now, with dedicated chapters on Brexit, the migration crisis and the euro area, and with further Brexit materials and analysis integrated wherever relevant. Materials from case law, legislation and academic literature are integrated throughout to present the student with the broadest range of views and deepen understanding of the context of the law. A dedicated site introduces students to the wide ranging debates found in blogs on EU law, EU affairs more generally and Brexit. This is a required text for all interested in European Union law.

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