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Just say sorry?" Ubuntu, Africanisation and the child justice system in the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008
(North-West University, 2011)
In the midst of concerns about serious offences committed by young people, the Child Justice Act is the first formal legislative step to introduce restorative justice in South Africa, and promotes reconciliation and problem ...
Like running on a treadmill? The 14th and 15th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
(Juta Law, 2010)
The 14th and 15th sessions of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child were held in November 2009 and March 2010 respectively. The Committee has considered more reports and issued its first ...
Book Review: Judith Still, Derrida and Hospitality: theory and practice
(Edinburgh University Press, 2013)
A book review of Judith Still, Derrida and Hospitality: theory and practice, (Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2010), 294 pp. ISBN 978-0-7486-4027-0
The role of constitution making and institution building in furthering peace, justice and development: South Africa’s democratic transition
(Oxford University Press, 2010)
The international community accepts that peace, justice and development are indivisible properties of human freedom and thus wants a more coordinated approach to post conflict recovery. Today, transitions to democracy are ...
Africa and the International Criminal Court
(Human Rights and Peace Centre, 2012)
Since the establishment and functioning of the ICC in 2002, the work of the ICC has generated a lot of debate, criticisms and controversy. This is largely due to the perception that, as far as the prosecution of cases ...
The role of sub-regional courts in the African human rights system
(Conectas Human Rights, 2010-12)
The development of sub-regional communities in Africa is not a new phenomenon, but the incorporation of human rights into their agenda is relatively new. In effect, REC courts have introduced a new layer of supra national ...
The CRC in South Africa 15 years on: does the new Child Justice Act 75 of 2008 comply with international children’s rights instruments?
(Queens University, Belfast School of Law, 2011)
Article 40 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child1 requires states parties to take appropriate measures to ensure that children accused of committing offences are treated in a manner that would ensure ...
The political-administrative interface in South African municipalities assessing the quality of local democracies
(UTS Centre for Local Government, 2010)
South African municipalities experience serious challenges in dealing with the interface between politicians and officials. Inappropriate political interference in administrative matters as well as strained relations ...
Strengthening democracy through investigating, prosecuting and punishing corruption in Mauritius
(The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), 2015)
There is a close relationship between democracy and corruption. Corruption has a negative effect on the functioning of political and democratic institutions. It affects the delivery of services such as education ...
Court support workers speak out: Upholding children's rights in the criminal justice system
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2014)
The prevalence of sexual offences against children in South Africa continues to be among the highest in the world. The quality and accuracy of a child's testimony is often pivotal to whether cases are prosecuted, and whether ...