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The enforceability of incorporated term in electronic agreements
(University of Fort Hare, 2013)
This article seeks to evaluate the validity of different methods of incorporating terms into electronic agreements, and to what extent the use of these different methods may influence the enforceability of the incorporated ...
Guidelines and principles on imprisonment and the prevention of torture under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights – how relevant are they for South Africa?
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
INTRODUCTION:This article will assess the relationship between the Commission and the South African prison reform debate with reference to: • A general overview of South African prisoners’ rights litigation; • The ...
Female genital mutilation as a human rights issue: examining the effectiveness of the law against female genital mutilation in Tanzania
(Juta Law, 2013)
In many African states, female genital mutilation (FGM) is a deeply-entrenched cultural practice. Tanzania is no exception. FGM persists despite the fact that the country has ratified a number of international and regional ...
So sweet, so sour: a commentary on the Nigerian High Court's decision in Georgina Ahamefule v Imperial Hospital and Another relating to the rights of persons living with HIV
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2013)
The purpose of this article is to assess the decision of the Nigerian High Court in the Ahamefule case. While the case would seem to be a victory for people living with HIV in the country, it left some important ...
Domestic courts and the promotion and protection of the right to freedom from torture in Southern African development community countries
(University of Fort Hare, 2013)
The right to freedom from torture is protected not only in the constitutions of all SADC countries but also in some of the regional and international human rights instruments that have been signed, ratified or acceded to ...
Lessons from the past: Remand detention and pre-trial services
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2013)
A 1997 project established by the Vera Institute of Justice, a New York-based non-government organisation, aimed to alleviate overcrowding in South African prisons by assisting magistrates in bail proceedings and thereby ...
Surrogacy, South African style
(International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, 2013)
This article reviews the Act’s provisions concerning surrogacy and raises some questions for consideration.
Criticism of the testamentary undue influence doctrine in the United States: lessons for South Africa?
(Lousiana State University Law Center, 2013)
This article analyzes undue influence in the South African law of wills in light of scholarly criticism of the testamentary undue influence doctrine in the United States. The Article assesses particularly whether the ...
'Woman, but not human': widowhood practices and human rights violations in Nigeria
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2013)
This article examines the implications of widowhood practices for the enjoyment of women’s fundamental rights and freedoms in Nigeria. The article discusses the effects of socio-cultural and legal structures of Nigeria ...
Ethnic federalism and internal minorities: the legal protection of internal minorities in Ethiopia
(Edinburgh University Press, 2013)
Not a single federal arrangement has been successful in demarcating the territorial matrix of the federation into separate ethnically defined territorial units. The decade-old federal experiment in Ethiopia is no exception ...