December 14, 2020

What are the boundaries of private defence (self-defence)?

Private defence, which is commonly and more narrowly referred to as self-defence, is probably the first type of defence you will come across in your life, […]
July 13, 2020

South Africa’s New Zero-tolerance Drunk Driving Law

During March 2020, the South African Cabinet approved the National Road Traffic Amendment Bill (“the Bill”) for submission to Parliament. The Bill proposes amendments to the […]
May 13, 2020

Are Opinions Admissible in Court?

In general, the admissibility of evidence is dependent on whether the evidence is relevant to a fact in issue in the case.  In DPP v Kilbourne the court held that […]
February 7, 2020

A Brief Overview of Parole in South Africa

Bob Hewitt a former South African tennis star, has recently made headlines again after his failed bid to be released on parole. Hewitt was initially granted […]