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Making sense of the Rwandan Law Relating to Serving Life Imprisonment with Special Provisions
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2011)
In October 2010, the Rwandan Law Relating to Serving Life Imprisonment with Special Provisions came into force. As the name suggests, the law is applicable to offenders sentenced to life imprisonment with special provisions. ...
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. ...
Life imprisonment in South Africa: yesterday, today, and tomorrow
(Juta Law, 2009)
Life imprisonment has been part of South Africa's penal regime for decades. This article analyses how this form of punishment has changed in meaning in since 1906. The author looks at life imprisonment during the death ...