Research Articles (Public Law)

 

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  • Underestimating the probability of coincidence 

    Muller, M. A. (Obiter: Published by Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), Faculty of Law, 2014)
    Coincidences are more common than most people might expect. It is quite possible that different pieces of evidence that seem to point in the same direction do so coincidentally. We come to the best possible conclusion about ...

  • Handling uncertainty in a court of law 

    Muller, M. A. (Stellenbosch Law Review : Juta Law, 2012)
    The ability to analyse uncertainty does not reside within most people's experience. Certain fallacies frequently appear. An important example is the so-called prosecutor's fallacy. It is a specific error of logic commonly ...

  • Voluntary informed consent and good clinical practice for clinical research in South Africa : ethical and legal perspectives 

    Britz, Retha; Le Roux-Kemp, Andra (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-09)
    Most differences, shortcomings and contradictions regarding voluntary informed consent for participation in clinical research relate to the South African-specific guidance documents, i.e. South African Guidelines for ...

  • Eiendomsverlies deur verkrygende verjaring : onteiening sonder vergoeding - of nie 

    Van Der Walt, A. J.; Marais, E. (LitNet Academic, 2012-12)
    OPSOMMING: Verkrygende verjaring word meestal beskou as ’n gedeelte van die Suid-Afrikaanse reg wat redelik regseker en onproblematies is. Die klaarblyklik onkontroversiële aard van hierdie regsreël is egter onlangs in ...

  • Enforcement of procurement law from a South African perspective 

    Quinot, Geo (Sweet and Maxwell, 2011)
    As is the case in many other countries, public procurement law in South Africa has emerged from the combined application of legal rules from many distinct fields of law to the phenomenon of state contracting. Since no ...

  • Public procurement and corruption : the South African response 

    Williams, Sope; Quinot, Geo (JUTA Law, 2007)
    The purpose of this article is to examine corruption within public procurement and the measures that may be used to address it, in particular, the South African response to procurement corruption in the Prevention ...

  • The regulation of in-flight films 

    Quinot, Geo (JUTA Law, 2005)
    In South Africa, as in many other jurisdictions, the showing of films in public is legally regulated through a system of classification. This system entails that a film must first be classified by the Film and Publication ...

  • Substantive legitimate expectations in South African and European administrative law 

    Quinot, Geo (German law journal, 2004-01)
    The doctrine of substantive legitimate expectation is only starting to find its way into South African law at present. The courts have suggested that a careful analysis of the development of the doctrine in English law is ...