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  • An Assessment of the National Prosecuting Authority: A Controversial Past and Recommendations for the Future 

    Muntingh, Lukas; Redpath, Jean; Petersen, Kristen (Dullah Omar Institute, 2017)
    The Constitution of South Africa provides for a single, independent national prosecution authority. The office of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) was formally established through the National Prosecuting Authority ...
  • Constructing pre-trial detention indicators for African contexts: Problems and proposals 

    Redpath, Jean (Dullah Omar Institute, 2015)
    This discussion paper arose from the conundrum faced by a paralegal organisation working in an African country in demonstrating both that pre-trial detention is a problem in that country, and that their work has an impact ...
  • Parallel Policies: Policies relevant to child safety 

    Redpath, Jean (Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention, 2007)
    The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention’s 2005 National Youth Victimisation Study indicated the need to explore existing policy impacting on children from a social crime prevention perspective within a rights-based ...
  • Pocket Guide to Arrest and Detention in Malawi, Lilongwe 

    Redpath, Jean (Paralegal Advisory Services Institute (PASI), Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), the Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA), and the Community Law Centre (CLC) of the University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    This guide is for anyone who needs a quick reference to the laws around arrest and detention in Malawi. This may include police, court clerks, prosecutors, magistrates, paralegals and detainees. First there is an orientation ...
  • Race, class and restorative justice: achilles heel, glass ceiling or crowning glory 

    Sloth-Nielsen, Julia; Gallinetti, Jacqui; Redpath, Jean (Juta Law, 2004)
    This article reports on a research project aimed at assessing the impact of race and class disparity in restorative justice processes in South Africa. It was conducted against the backdrop of the inclusion of family group ...
  • Reaching A Verdict: The impact of minimum sentencing 

    Redpath, Jean; O’Donovan, Michael (South African Crime Quarterly, 2007)
    The so-called ‘temporary’ minimum sentencing legislation introduced into South African law in 1998 is still in place. The legislation was passed largely in response to high crime rates at the time and the perceived leniency ...
  • The socio-economic impact of pre-trial detention in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia 

    Muntingh, Lukas; Redpath, Jean (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    The presumed link between the rule of law and development suggests that an operational justice system is key to development. The research sought to understand and quantify how the decision to detain an accused person ...
  • The Socio-Economic Impact of Pre-Trial Detention in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia 

    Muntingh, Lukas; Redpath, Jean (Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2016)
    The project was informed by an understanding of how socio-economic rights intersect with fair trial rights. The nature of the obligations on states, as set out in instruments such as the International Covenant on Economic, ...
  • South Africa's Heart of Darkness: Sex crimes and child offenders: some trends 

    Redpath, Jean (South African Crime Quarterly, 2003)
    It is a source of great concern that the number of sexual offences committed by children is apparently on the increase. Given that the Child Justice Bill provides for a separate criminal justice process for children, and ...
  • 'Unconscionable and irrational': SAPS human resource allocation. South African Crime 

    Redpath, Jean; Nagia-Luddy, Fairouz (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2015)
    The Khayelitsha Commission revealed that areas that are predominantly populated by people who are poor and black are systematically allocated only a small fraction of the average per capita allocation of police personnel ...
  • Unconscionable and irrational: SAPS human resource allocation 

    Redpath, Jean; Nagia-Luddy, Fairouz (South African Crime Quarterly, 2015)
    The Khayelitsha Commission revealed that areas that are predominantly populated by people who are poor and black are systematically allocated only a small fraction of the average per capita allocation of police personnel ...
  • Unsustainable and unjust: Criminal justice policy and remand detention since 1994 

    Redpath, Jean (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2014)
    The 'tough on crime' approach embodied in bail and sentencing law has had a profound impact on the trends around remand detention, including prison overcrowding of such an extent that it is estimated to have contributed ...