It’s a classic scenario: Mandie is cruising along at 31 km/h over the speed limit in an attempt to keep up with the rest of the cars on the road. She thinks she is simply going with the flow of
An action may be a crime or a delict but where your actions were trivial, a court has the discretion to decide not to prosecute or entertain a claim against you due to the de minimis non curat lex rule.
In South Africa violent crime has become a massive concern for many who call this wonderful place home, but what can we do about it? In our law we are entitled to protect our own interest and those of others,
People are often outraged when they hear of accused persons who have been released on bail. In this article the factors to be considered when deciding whether someone should be let out on bail or not will be discussed. This
Angela, a normal middle-aged woman with a basic salary has just landed herself in a load of trouble, which could possibly cause her not to go on holiday to Mauritius with her family in December. Angela went to the shop
Self-defence- justifiable means in warding off an unlawful attack. This article will discuss the requirements that need to be met in order to succeed with this defence. In South Africa violent crime has become a massive concern for many who
It was a story that shocked the world: a woman brutally murdered on her honeymoon and a lonely husband looking for answers in a foreign country, until it emerged that he had been the main schemer in his wife’s murder
Classically, the law of defamation attempts to strike a balance between a plaintiff’s right to reputation, and a defendant’s right to freedom of expression, two rights that are recognised both at common law and in the Constitution. Defamation is a