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The emergence of law in ancient Egypt: The role of Maat 9405 1339 0 30 10774
Criminalisation of damage to property by South African common-law crimes 9350 207 0 88 9645
Laws on adultery: comparing the historical development of South African common-law principles with those in English law 7089 396 0 116 7601
A historical perspective on the recognition of same-sex unions in South Africa 3994 433 0 300 4727
The constitutional right to fair labour practices: a consideration of the influence and continued importance of the historical regulation of (un)fair labour practices pre-1977 3877 462 0 229 4568
BEE-ing Chinese in South Africa: a legal historic perspective 3635 265 0 44 3944
Statutory regulation of housebreaking and intrusion in South Africa - an historical perspective 3643 256 0 23 3922
Legal and public policy considerations that justify legislative development of the law of delict 3454 322 0 107 3883
The nature of the crime of arson in South African law 3641 113 0 18 3772
An introduction to South African law reports and reporters, 1828 to 1910 1160 2307 0 68 3535
Public policy: the origin of a general clause in the South African law of contract 2483 773 0 20 3276
The history and nature of the right to institute a private prosecution in South Africa 2806 237 0 85 3128
A historical exposition of spatial injustice and segregated urban settlement in South Africa 2502 405 0 97 3004
Die durchschnittene Kehle 1976 686 0 21 2683
The power to remove company directors from office: historical and philosophical roots 2196 163 0 101 2460
Private schools in South African legal history 2074 153 0 94 2321
Circuit courts in the Cape Colony during the nineteenth century: hazards and achievements 2068 103 0 29 2200
The legal-historical context of urban forced evictions in South Africa 1766 314 0 45 2125
A tale of two translations: Van Leeuwen and Van der Linden and the application of Roman-Dutch law at the Cape in the 1820s; to which is appended a transcription of PB Borcherds' 1822 translation of book II of Van der Linden's Koopmans Handboek 1328 738 0 35 2101
The omissions in Oppelt 1111 902 0 32 2045
Corporate criminal liability in South Africa: what does history tell us about the reverse onus provision? 1369 335 0 87 1791
The beginnings of a mixed system or, advocates at the Cape during the early nineteenth century, 1828-1850 1577 166 0 38 1781
Legge e limite nell'ebraismo 1338 417 0 20 1775
International relationships in the ancient world 420 1225 0 18 1663
Onus probandi: la formación del artículo 1.698 del Código Civil de Chile 1276 93 0 20 1389
The origins of hate-crime laws 828 442 0 30 1300
The historical development of diamond mining legislation in Griqualand West during the period 1871 to 1880 1114 147 0 35 1296
Fundamental principles of law and justice in the opening title of Johannes Voet's Commentarius ad Pandectas 1104 138 0 50 1292
La bonne foi contractuelle: D'un passe glorieux a un avenir contraste? 992 274 0 22 1288
The history and politics of contemporary common-law purism 988 259 0 30 1277
In Memoriam: Hans Ankum 1157 50 0 0 1207
Multilingualism in South African courts: The legislative regulation of language in the Cape during the nineteenth century 869 220 0 81 1170
At the base of Rome's peculium economy 772 336 0 24 1132
History of the dispossession of the rights in land of pastoral indigenous communities in the cape colony from 1652 to 1910 908 116 0 80 1104
Execution against a debtor's home in terms of Roman-Dutch law and the contemporary South African law: comparative observations 767 291 0 27 1085
The basic tenets of intestate (customary) succession law in Ancient Egypt 908 88 0 86 1082
Leibniz as legal scholar 674 335 0 31 1040
The judicial officers of the Transvaal High Court, 1877-1881 828 97 0 100 1025
A conspectus of South African legal periodicals: past to present 815 173 0 24 1012
A note on chapter 39 of Magna Carta 930 56 0 21 1007
Remarks on the methodology of private law studies: The use of latin maxims as exemplified by nemo plus iuris 824 124 0 55 1003
Forty-five years of clinical legal education in South Africa 757 152 0 85 994
The historical prosecution of hate crimes in the United States of America 765 109 0 60 934
L'emploi des standards en droit romain 729 157 0 42 928
Rape and infidelity: threats to the athenian Πόλις and Οίκος 805 64 0 37 906
"I also am a Barolong": Re Bethell and shaping of marriage law and conflict of laws doctrine 701 103 0 90 894
The life and times of Cape Advocate Dirk Gysbert Reitz: a biographical note 746 100 0 18 864
Colonial judges, administrative officers and the Bushe commission in interwar Kenya and Tanganyika 741 91 0 32 864
The thirty-three articles and the application of law in the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek 755 58 0 47 860
Race, ethnicity, discrimination and violence in "colour-blind" France 632 135 0 92 859
The development of racially defined punishment in colonial Natal: The early history of Durban's Point Prison 665 87 0 85 837
Judge John Holland and the Vice-Admiralty Court of the Cape of Good Hope, 1797-1803: Some introductory and biographical notes (Part 2) 727 73 0 34 834
Die rei vindicatio im klassischen römischen Recht - ein Überblick 585 161 0 31 777
A historical review of the development of the post-apartheid South African LLB degree - with particular reference to legal ethics 593 126 0 49 768
Lex princeps legibus solutus abrogata 560 161 0 27 748
Maritus v Mulier: The double picture in adultery laws from Romulus to Augustus 630 63 0 50 743
A bibliometric analysis of Schulz, Koschaker, Pringsheim, Wieacker and Coing 598 58 0 81 737
The doctrine of occupation and the founding of Australia 614 92 0 24 730
Race and nation. On ius sanguinis and the origins of a racist national perspective 626 84 0 19 729
John Stuart Mill on matrimonial property and divorce law reform 444 254 0 27 725
Amende honorable and ubuntu: an intersection of ars boni et aequi in African and Roman-Dutch jurisprudence? 461 214 0 43 718
Suetonius on the legislation of Augustus (Aug 34) 568 94 0 51 713
Gaius, Hadzic and occupatio of wild animals - classical Roman law in the Serbian Civil Code 594 85 0 21 700
The first of May: do workers have anything to celebrate in South Africa twenty years into democracy? 469 205 0 25 699
Ius Romano-Germanicum - zur Rechtsquellenlehre des Usus modernus pandectarum 258 345 0 91 694
Abuse of state power: the mandatory death penalty for political crimes in Southern Rhodesia, 1963 - 1970 553 86 0 24 663
"He's one who minds the boss's business ..." 473 121 0 42 636
Perficio emptionis in case of a sale of wine in Roman law 381 67 0 154 602
Rationality and irrationality in the ancient Greek law of procedure 248 323 0 21 592
Protection against forced sale of a debtor's home in the Roman context 470 74 0 34 578
Iustitia und iustus bei den römischen Juristen 248 270 0 58 576
Judge John Holland and the Vice-Admiralty Court of the Cape of Good Hope, 1797-1803: some introductory and biographical notes (part 1) 485 66 0 24 575
La formula "ut inter bonos bene agier oportet et sine fraudatione" e la nozione di "vir bonus" 387 156 0 31 574
Stellung des griechischen rechts in der antiken Rechtsgeschichte 399 131 0 41 571
La raison d'etat dans la rome antique: Prolégomènes (Cicéron, Tite-live, Tacite) 441 81 0 44 566
The historical development of grounds for divorce in the French and Dutch Civil Codes 472 62 0 20 554
The Serbian Civil Code - the fourth codification in Europe 342 173 0 33 548
The experience of Roman private law in Switzerland 383 145 0 17 545
Judicial administration beyond the Orange River from 1838 to 1843 471 56 0 18 545
Human rights in the eighteenth-century travelogues of Franqois le Vaillant 418 95 0 27 540
L'état d'exception and/or a state of siege: what is really wrong with section 9(2) of the Constitution of Cameroon? 480 29 0 30 539
Tracing the roots of forfeiture and the loss of property in English and American law 384 107 0 48 539
Mancipatio by an agent and the satisdatio and repromissio secundum mancipium as sureties for eviction 389 47 0 90 526
Revisiting the historical context surrounding the development of the ultimate-issue rule to inform its future in South African law of evidence 281 221 0 23 525
Existimatio as "human dignity" in late-classical Roman law 365 114 0 34 513
On supernatural law: about the origins of human rights and natural law in antiquity 395 101 0 16 512
Ulpian's praecepta iuris and their role in South African law Part 1: Historical context 333 157 0 16 506
Continuidad histórica de la prohibición de enriquecimiento injustificado 397 87 0 20 504
De koper van onroerend goed krijgt slechts het bezit geleverd. Verkrijgende verjaring? Een vergelijking tussen het klassieke Romeinse recht en het huidige Nederlandse recht 451 28 0 23 502
Augustus, legislative power, and the power of appearances 357 127 0 16 500
Of naval courts martial and prize claims: Some legal consequences of commodore Johnstone's secret mission to the Cape of Good Hope and the "battle" of Saldanha Bay, 1781 (Part 1) 229 220 0 50 499
Brown v Leyds no (1897) 4 or 17: A constitutional drama in four acts. Act three: The king's voice speaks through the 1858 ZAR constitution to President and Chief Justice (1884-1895) 430 50 0 19 499
The development of the Cape Common Law during the early nineteenth century: William Porter, James Kent and Joseph Story 113 345 0 23 481
The Cape and Natal Special Partnerships Limited Liability Acts. A statutory history 334 98 0 35 467
L'evolution de la tutelle romaine a travers le mecanisme de l'excusatio tutelae 143 193 0 129 465
Remarks on the uniformity of natural law concepts in the history of legal philosophy 274 166 0 23 463
Schoemansdal: law and justice on the frontier 353 86 0 17 456
The origin and development of emergency regimes in Cameroon 315 77 0 53 445
Like a bad penny: The problem of chronic overcrowding in the prisons of colonial Natal: 1845 to 1910 (Part 1) 314 75 0 55 444
Alcune note sul fas ed i precetti noachidi 372 52 0 19 443
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