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Casebook On The South African Law Of Persons / Vonnisbundel Oor Die Suid-Afrikaanse Personereg (Afrikaans, English, Paperback,... Casebook On The South African Law Of Persons / Vonnisbundel Oor Die Suid-Afrikaanse Personereg (Afrikaans, English, Paperback, 5th Edition)
Jacqueline Heaton 2
R774 R645 Discovery Miles 6 450 Save R129 (17%) In stock

The casebook on the South African law of persons provides clear and concise analysis of the facts and principles enunciated by the courts on the law of persons. It contains commentary and extracts from cases referred to in The South African law of persons.

Scarred - But Not For Life (Paperback): Kim McCusker Scarred - But Not For Life (Paperback)
Kim McCusker 5
R265 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R53 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Brutally dragged 780 metres beneath a taxi – a young woman’s inspiring story of survival, courage, and the will to live.

13 September 2011. The story would shock thousands and be remembered by many for years to come. It would be plastered all over the papers and continue to attract interest well after the shock factor of what happened had passed. Reports and articles would be written, and “facts”, as given to reporters by some of those involved and willing to be interviewed, would be recounted and repeated in all forms of public media over the months and even years that followed. And although these versions would generate widespread outrage, none was entirely accurate.

"The stories were about me. I was there. I am Kim McCusker - the girl who was dragged by a taxi. This, as I experienced it, is the true version of events."

Civil Procedure - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised Edition): Stephen Pete, Max Du Plessis, Toni Palmer Civil Procedure - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised Edition)
Stephen Pete, Max Du Plessis, Toni Palmer 2
R763 R676 Discovery Miles 6 760 Save R87 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

This third edition of Civil Procedure: A Practical Guide provides a clear and concise introduction to the complex area of civil procedure.

The civil procedures used in the High Courts, District and Regional Magistrates' Courts, Supreme Court of Appeal, Constitutional Court and Small Claims Court are discussed in detail, with practical implementation guidelines.

The book has been revised and updated, and incorporates discussions and analyses of all new developments in the field of civil procedure

Visser & Potgieter: Law of damages (Paperback, 3rd edition): J.M. Potgieter, L. Steynberg, T.B. Floyd Visser & Potgieter: Law of damages (Paperback, 3rd edition)
J.M. Potgieter, L. Steynberg, T.B. Floyd 3
R1,020 R851 Discovery Miles 8 510 Save R169 (17%) In stock

The new edition deals with the new legislation affecting the law of damages, including the Road Accident Fund Amendment Act 19 of 2005, the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 and the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008. A large number of important Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and High Court judgments and academic contributions since 2003 relating to most fields of the law of damages in both delict and contract are examined in the new editions.

Student Handbook On Civil Procedure (Paperback, 7th Edition): J.A. Faris Student Handbook On Civil Procedure (Paperback, 7th Edition)
J.A. Faris
R673 R600 Discovery Miles 6 000 Save R73 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Precedents for applications in civil proceedings (Paperback): Peter Van Blerk, Gavin Marriott, Kevin Iles Precedents for applications in civil proceedings (Paperback)
Peter Van Blerk, Gavin Marriott, Kevin Iles
R1,020 R851 Discovery Miles 8 510 Save R169 (17%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Precedents for Applications in Civil Proceedings has been written to assist all, from aspirant novices to experienced practitioners. The book contains more than 100 examples covering an extensive range of more than 50 subjects, with commentary on the requirements of applications and the identification of typical defences. Precedents for Applications in Civil Proceedings comprises four parts: Part 1 - Introduction and General Guidelines: advice on drafting with emphasis on application papers; Part 2 - Generic Applications and General Matters: generic applications such as interdicts, reviews, appellate applications and the like; Part 3 - Procedural, Interlocutory and Incidental Applications Matters: An extensive range of interlocutory, incidental and procedural applications; Part 4 - Specific Substantive Applications: Comprising a wide range of subjects with commentary and precedents thereon.

Dismissal (Paperback, 3rd ed): John Grogan Dismissal (Paperback, 3rd ed)
John Grogan
R947 R793 Discovery Miles 7 930 Save R154 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Dismissal remains the most thorough and comprehensive work available on a problem that confronts employers, lawyers, judges and arbitrators every working day - when is it fair to terminate the relationship with employees, for whatever reason this regrettable step may be deemed necessary? This work deals with all the circumstances in which dismissals arise and are challenged - from dismissals for misconduct and incapacity, through retrenchments, automatically unfair dismissals, dismissals of protected and unprotected strikers, to the procedures required before such dismissals can lawfully be effected and challenged. Written in the clear and readable style for which the author has become acclaimed, the exposition of each principle is illustrated with examples drawn from the case law. This third edition adds many judgments handed down since the second edition was published four years ago, and incorporates judgments law and statutory amendments that have been handed down or enacted since then. Dismissal forms a volume in a quartet by the author, and should where necessary be read with its companion volumes - Employment Rights, Collective Labour Law and Labour Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

Criminal Procedure Workbook (Paperback, 2nd Edition): M. Karels, V. Basdeo Criminal Procedure Workbook (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
M. Karels, V. Basdeo; Edited by J.P. Swanepoel
R339 R299 Discovery Miles 2 990 Save R40 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The 2nd edition of Criminal Procedure Workbook is designed as an aid in the study of criminal procedure and should be used in conjunction with the prescribed textbook. It is easy to use and facilitates learning through practical, real life scenarios. In particular, it hones in on the areas where students need assistance when preparing for tests and exams.

The practical and straightforward solutions will give students a better understanding of the subject as well as enable them to improve their results.

Morris: Technique in Litigation (Paperback, 6th Edition): J. Mullins, C. da Silva Morris: Technique in Litigation (Paperback, 6th Edition)
J. Mullins, C. da Silva
R1,150 R955 Discovery Miles 9 550 Save R195 (17%) In stock

Eric Morris’ Technique in Litigation has been of inestimable value to fledgling advocates and attorneys for four decades. The book is concerned with litigation in both the High Courts and the magistrates’ courts, and provides useful, practical guidance on all aspects of litigation.

The sixth edition of Technique in Litigation has been substantially revised and updated, resulting in a book that still captures Morris’ humour and timeless wisdom, while at the same time being thoroughly topical and practical for the modern lawyer seeking to become a courtroom specialist.

The book will be of value not only to young practitioners still learning the technique of litigation, but also to more experienced practitioners to verify and enhance their courtroom techniques.

Crime Scene Investigation (Paperback, 1st): H. Lochner, R. Zinn Crime Scene Investigation (Paperback, 1st)
H. Lochner, R. Zinn
R555 R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Save R76 (14%) In stock

Crime scene investigation is a practical book dealing with the management, investigation, and control and processing of crime scenes, or scenes of incident, as they are now called. The book explains the important principles of continuity of possession and the importance of preventing contamination of the scene and evidence. It also focuses on the roles of experts and aids who can help investigating officers to solve complex and varied crimes. The book pays particular attention to the administrative process involved in the handling of evidence. This includes: The responsibilities of the investigating officer who has to deal with the incident; The various ways in which a scene of incident can be documented; The handling of people who may be present at the scene; The proper identification, collection, packaging and dispatch of evidence. Two of the unique features of the book is the introduction and explanation of a new investigation principle, namely the Lochner principle, and a new search method, namely the Lochner/Zinn search method.

The Law of Evidence: Cases and Statutes / Die Bewysreg: Hofsake en Wetgewing (English, Afrikaans, Paperback, 5th Edition): S.S.... The Law of Evidence: Cases and Statutes / Die Bewysreg: Hofsake en Wetgewing (English, Afrikaans, Paperback, 5th Edition)
S.S. Terblanche, B.C. Naude
R718 R610 Discovery Miles 6 100 Save R108 (15%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The law of evidence is vital to each legal practitioner and forms part of the curriculum of every South African law qualification. It is compulsory even for some degrees not strictly confined to legal practice, such as certain police and related qualifications. However, the law of evidence is not considered an easy subject, especially not for persons who have never been inside a court of law.

In this work, academics with practical experience of the criminal justice system have selected a number of decided cases as well as statutes relevant to the law of evidence. Illuminating commentary is provided, which should assist any student of the discipline to get to the core of these texts. Due attention has also been paid to the constitutional aspects of the law of evidence.

Die bewysreg is onmisbaar vir elke regspraktisyn en maak deel uit van die leerplan van elke Suid-Afrikaanse regskwalifikasie. Dit is selfs verpligtend vir sommige grade wat niť tot die regspraktyk beperk is nie, soos sekere polisie en verbandhoudende kwalifikasies. Tog word bewysreg as ’n moeilike vak beskou, veral vir diegene wat nog nooit in ’n geregshof was nie.

In hierdie boek het akademici met praktiese ervaring van die strafregstelsel ’n aantal besliste hofsake sowel as wetgewing van toepassing op die bewysreg uitgesoek. Die insiggewende kommentaar wat voorsien word, behoort enige student van bewysreg tot die kern van die tekste te help deurdring. Behoorlike aandag word ook geskenk aan die grondwetlike aspekte van die bewysreg.

Criminal Procedure Handbook (Paperback, 13th Edition): Criminal Procedure Handbook (Paperback, 13th Edition)
R799 R675 Discovery Miles 6 750 Save R124 (16%) In stock
Death, Detention And Disappearance - One Lawyer's Battle To Hold Power To Account In 1980s Namibia (Paperback): David Smuts Death, Detention And Disappearance - One Lawyer's Battle To Hold Power To Account In 1980s Namibia (Paperback)
David Smuts
R330 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R46 (14%) In stock

In Namibia the 1980s were a dark decade of human rights abuses by South African security forces. Judge David Smuts, then a young Windhoek lawyer, felt compelled to take on the system.

His gripping memoir details several dramatic cases, including the freeing of detainees that had been held secretly for six years, proving that torture was used to extract ‘confessions’ and that Koevoet knowingly killed civilians. Working with the likes of Sydney Kentridge, Geoff Budlender and Arthur Chaskalson, Smuts won legal victories and established a legal centre in the far North, where many misdeeds had taken place. Smuts also takes a fresh look at the assassination of Anton Lubowski, anti-apartheid activist and his close friend.

This highly readable real-life thriller about standing up for what is right sheds light on a shocking, largely untold part of our recent history.

Prisoners' Self Help Litigation Manual (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): John Boston, Daniel E Manville Prisoners' Self Help Litigation Manual (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
John Boston, Daniel E Manville
R1,524 Discovery Miles 15 240 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual, in its much-anticipated fourth edition, is an indispensable guide for prisoners and prisoner advocates seeking to understand the rights guaranteed to prisoners by law and how to protect those rights. Clear, comprehensive, practical advice provides prisoners with everything they need to know on conditions of confinement, civil liberties in prison, procedural due process, the legal system, how to litigate, conducting effective legal research, and writing legal documents.
Over the past decade, prison law and conditions have changed significantly. This new edition is updated to include the most relevant prisoners' rights topics and approaches to litigation. Updates include all aspects of prison life as well as material on legal research, legal writing, types of legal remedies, and how to effectively use those remedies.
This book succeeds the highly successful third edition of Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual. Written by two legal and penitentiary experts with intimate knowledge of prisoner's rights and legal aid work, authors John Boston and Daniel E. Manville strategically focus on federal constitutional law, providing prisoners and those wishing to assist them with the most important information concerning legal rights.
To litigate effectively, several features of the book are designed to make finding information easy. A detailed Table of Contents and Index make for effortless access to specific information within the chapters, which are conveniently divided into smaller sections and subsections. Each page contains Footnotes with authoritative case citations, statutory references, and other necessary information. Additionally, the manual provides a Table of Cases, Forms, Sources of Assistance and other books and publications to further aid research.
Certainly the most authoritative, well-organized and relevant prisoner's rights manual available - - the eagerly awaited fourth edition should be purchased by everyone interested in civil rights for the incarcerated.

Eckard's Principles of Civil Procedure in the Magistrates' Courts (Paperback, 6th ed): Theo Broodryk Eckard's Principles of Civil Procedure in the Magistrates' Courts (Paperback, 6th ed)
Theo Broodryk
R567 R489 Discovery Miles 4 890 Save R78 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Eckard's Principles of Civil Procedure in the Magistrates' Courts considers the law of civil procedure in the magistrates' courts. The work provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview and analysis of civil procedural law in the magistrates' courts and includes numerous illustrative examples of pleadings and notices as well as various prescribed forms relevant to proceedings. The content of this edition is presented in well-organised chapters, which highlight features of practical importance to scholars and the legal profession. It provides extensive coverage of complex issues and new material.

Unjustified Enrichment (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Jean Sonnekus Unjustified Enrichment (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Jean Sonnekus
R1,060 R926 Discovery Miles 9 260 Save R134 (13%) In stock
EU Law (Paperback): Iyiola Solanke EU Law (Paperback)
Iyiola Solanke
R1,124 Discovery Miles 11 240 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The CJEU is the busiest court in the world. This ground-breaking new textbook looks into why this is, examining in detail the interactions between European Union and national institutions, instruments, laws and concepts that make up this unique legal order.

The Dominici Affair - Murder and Mystery in Provence (Hardcover): Martin Kitchen The Dominici Affair - Murder and Mystery in Provence (Hardcover)
Martin Kitchen
R751 R600 Discovery Miles 6 000 Save R151 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In August 1952, the distinguished British scientist Sir Jack Drummond, alongside his wife, Lady Ann, and their ten-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, was brutally murdered on a roadside in rural France. Sir Jack, a well-known nutritionist who modernized the classification of vitamins and helped devise UK rationing in World War II, was on holiday with his family in the French Riviera when they stopped to make camp just off the road near a farm called La Grand'Terre in Provence. The family was found murdered the following morning. Gaston Dominici, the illiterate, seventy-five-year-old patriarch of the nearby La Grand'Terre was accused, convicted, and condemned to death by guillotine soon after. When Dominici was first convicted there was general agreement that the ignorant, pitiless, and depraved old peasant had gotten what he deserved. At the time, Dominici stood for everything backwards and brutish about a peasantry left behind in the wake of France's post-war transformation and burgeoning prosperity. But with time perspectives changed. Subsequent enquiries coupled with widespread doubts and misgivings prompted President de Gaulle to order his release from prison in 1960, and by the 1980s many in France came to believe--against all evidence--that Gaston Dominici was innocent. He had become a romanticized symbol of a simpler, genuine, and somehow more honest life from a bygone era. Reconstructing the facts of the case and setting it against broader social, economic, and historical currents in post-war France, The Dominici Affair sheds light on one of the most puzzling and notorious crimes of 20th Century France, illuminating an entire Rorschach of social dynamics in the country.

Smith and Keenan's English Law (Paperback, 17th edition): Charles Wild, Stuart Weinstein Smith and Keenan's English Law (Paperback, 17th edition)
Charles Wild, Stuart Weinstein
R1,319 Discovery Miles 13 190 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"The latest edition of Smith and Keenan's English Law cannot fail to impress once again. This comprehensive introductory law text is a dependable companion for every non-law student and layman alike. The new authors are to be commended for successfully carrying on the tradition upon which the book's excellent reputation was built." Andrea Cerevkova, Senior Lecturer in Law, Edge Hill University. "Smith and Keenan's English Law is the most comprehensive text on English law available on the market. Suitable for students at all levels." Lachmi Singh, University of the West of England Have you ever wondered what exactly constitutes an unwritten constitution? What your rights are as an employee? When a contractual agreement is binding? Well-known for its uniquely comprehensive coverage of the legal system and the main, substantive areas of English law, Smith and Keenan's English Law is the definitive introduction to the law of the land and an all-purpose reference guide for students and professionals alike.

Exposure (Hardcover): Robert Bilott Exposure (Hardcover)
Robert Bilott 1
R509 R348 Discovery Miles 3 480 Save R161 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

ERIN BROCKOVICH meets SILENT SPRING in this astounding true story of a lawyer who spent two decades building a case against one of the world's largest chemical companies, uncovering a shocking history of environmental pollution and heartless cover-up. The story that inspired the forthcoming motion picture from Participant Media/Focus Features, starring Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Bill Pullman and Tim Robbins, directed by Todd Haynes. In 1998, Robert Bilott was a 33-year-old Cincinnati lawyer on the verge of making partner when his career and life took an unforeseen turn. He was taken by surprise when he received a call from a man named Earl Tennant, a farmer from West Virginia with a slight connection to Robert's family. Earl was convinced the creek on his property, where his cattle grazed, was being poisoned by run-off from a neighbouring factory landfill. His cattle were dying in hideous ways, and he hadn't even been able to get a water sample tested by local agencies, politicians or vets. As soon as they heard the name DuPont - the area's largest employer - he felt they were reluctant to investigate further. Once Robert saw the thick, foamy water that bubbled into the creek, the gruesome effects it seemed to have on livestock, and the disturbing frequency of cancer and lung problems in the surrounding area, he was persuaded to fight against the type of corporation his firm routinely represented. With all the cards stacked against him, Rob happened upon a stray reference in a random memo to a chemical called PFOA - a substance he'd never heard of that is used in the manufacture of Teflon. From that one reference, he ultimately gained access to 110,000 pages of DuPont documents, some of them fifty years old, that reveal decades of medical studiesproving the harmful - more often than not fatal - effects of PFOA in animals and humans. And yet PFOA sludge had still been dumped into rivers and landfill, endangering many lives. The case of one farmer soon spawns a class-action suit and the shocking realisation that virtually every person on the planet has been exposed to PFOA and carries the chemical in his or her blood. This is the unforgettable story of the lawyer who worked tirelessly for twenty years to get justice for all those who had suffered because of this chemical.

Law Express Question and Answer: Evidence Law (Q&A Revision Guide) (Paperback): Rita D'Alton-Harrison Law Express Question and Answer: Evidence Law (Q&A Revision Guide) (Paperback)
Rita D'Alton-Harrison
R399 Discovery Miles 3 990 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"For a revision book I feel it has no weakness - it has everything the students need" Dr Claire McGourlay, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sheffield Law Express Question and Answer: Evidence is designed to help you get the most out of every answer you write by improving your understanding of what examiners are looking for, helping you to focus in on the question being asked and showing you how even a good answer can be improved.

Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2020 - Rules and Guidelines (Paperback): Oxford Editor Blackstone's Criminal Practice 2020 - Rules and Guidelines (Paperback)
Oxford Editor
R641 Discovery Miles 6 410 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
English Legal System - Essential Cases and Materials (Paperback, 2nd edition): Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn English Legal System - Essential Cases and Materials (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn
R1,222 Discovery Miles 12 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The English Legal System: Cases and Materials has hand-picked the key cases, statutes and other sources of law for students studying an English Legal System module. Using an accessible style, and organised to mirror most course syllabi, this book brings together a wide range of topical material which will enable you to find key sources easily.

Criminal Procedure Casebook / Strafprosesreg Vonnisbundel (English, Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd Edition): G. Kemp, S.S.... Criminal Procedure Casebook / Strafprosesreg Vonnisbundel (English, Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd Edition)
G. Kemp, S.S. Terblanche, M.M. Watney
R700 R595 Discovery Miles 5 950 Save R105 (15%) In stock

The second edition of this bilingual Criminal Procedure Casebook provides the reader with excerpts of judgments that illustrate the most important aspects and underlying principles of South African criminal procedure. It also contains a section on international and transnational criminal matters. This edition includes new topics such as the accused’s capacity to understand proceedings (mental illness and criminal matters), undue delays in criminal matters and child justice.

A summary of the facts and important issues precedes each case excerpt. The excerpts are followed by a critical note evaluating and explaining the relevance and importance of the judgment. The method employed by the authors in their selection of cases reflects a principled approach to the subject. All introductory and explanatory notes are in English and Afrikaans, and Afrikaans judgments are followed by an English translation.

This book will be of invaluable assistance in the study of the dynamic field of criminal procedure. It can be used as a companion to the Criminal Procedure Handbook twelfth ed by Joubert (editor) et al.

Die tweede uitgawe van die Strafprosesreg Vonnisbundel verskaf aan die gebruiker uittreksels uit hofbeslissings wat die belangrikste aspekte van en beginsels onderliggend aan die Suid-Afrikaanse strafprosesreg illustreer. Dit bevat ook ‘n afdeling wat internasionale en transnasionale strafregtelike aangeleenthede aanraak. Hierdie tweede uitgawe bevat nuwe onderwerpe wat insluit: die beskuldigde se vermoŽ om verrigtinge te begryp (geestesongesteldheid en strafregtelike toerekenbaarheid), onbehoorlike vertragings in strafregtelike verrigtinge en kinderstrafproses.

Elke uittreksel word voorafgegaan deur ‘n opsomming (in Engels en Afrikaans) van die feite en belangrike kwessies. Die uittreksels word gevolg deur ‘n kritiese aantekening (weereens in Engels en Afrikaans) waarin die belang van die uitspraak oorweeg en verduidelik word. Uitsprake in Afrikaans word gevolg deur ‘n Engelse vertaling. Die skrywers se keuse van uitsprake weerspieŽl ‘n beginselmatige benadering tot die onderwerp.

Die boek sal nuttig wees by die bestudering van die dinamiese gebied van die strafprosesreg. Dit kan saam met die Strafprosesreghandboek twaalfde uitgawe deur Joubert (redakteur) et al gebruik word.

AS Law for AQA (Paperback, Illustrated Ed): Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn AS Law for AQA (Paperback, Illustrated Ed)
Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn
R1,339 Discovery Miles 13 390 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'AS Law for AQA' is written specifically to cover the requirements of the AQA exam board and has been designed to be used by all levels and styles of learner with each being challenged and excited by their study.

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