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The prospect of rehabilitation as a ‘substantial and compelling’ circumstance to avoid imposing life imprisonment in South Africa: A comment on S v Nkomo
(Juta Law, 2008)
When the death penalty was declared unconstitutional in South Africa, the government enacted the Criminal Law Amendment Act in 1997 which, amongst other things, stipulated that a person convicted of some of the scheduled ...
Why the Supreme Court of Uganda should reject the Constitutional Court's understanding of imprisonment for life
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2008)
The issue of life imprisonment is always a contentious one. Some people argue that life imprisonment should mean what it means, namely 'wholelife'. In Uganda, life imprisonment continues to mean imprisonment of 20 years. ...
From archaic to modern law: Uganda's Refugees Act 2006 and her international obligations
(The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), 2008)
Uganda enacted its first law to deal with refugees in 1955, which was repealed in 1960 by the Control of Alien Refugees Act. While the 1960 law was still in force, Uganda ratified international and regional human ...