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Palliative care for terminally ill inmates: Does the state have a legal obligation?
(Juta Law, 2012)
‘We ought to give those who are to leave life … the terminally ill … the same care and attention that we give those who enter life – the new-born.’1 In this article it is contended that terminally ill inmates have a right ...
Protecting inmates' dignity and the public's safety: a critical analysis of the new law on medical parole in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
This paper is aimed at critically assessing the new section 79 of the Correctional Services Act and whether it creates a medical parole system which protects the dignity of inmates and gives due consideration to public safety.
The right to health in respect of terminally ill persons in South Africa
It is probably true that „death is the great equalizer‟ amongst human beings and that some of its „cousins: illness, dementia, physical debility, and advance age‟2 can ensure a journey marked by severe pain and suffering ...