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Exploring questions of power. Peace officers and private security 2397 88 0 11 2496
Making sense of the numbers: Civil claims against the SAPS 2116 103 0 13 2232
Determining the age of criminal capacity: Acting in the best interest of children in conflict with the law 190 1802 0 16 2008
Possibly unconstitutional? The insistence on verification of address in bail hearings 912 865 0 11 1788
Location, location, location: The settling of organised crime in Bedfordview 1226 241 0 23 1490
F v Minister of safety and security: Vicarious liability and state accountability for the criminal acts of police officers 1372 102 0 10 1484
Using Rule 7(1) to test the authority of a chief to litigate on behalf of his people 1404 46 0 9 1459
Memories of the 'inside': Conditions in South African women's prisons 885 94 0 16 995
The killing fields of KZN: Local government elections, violence and democracy in 2016 198 782 0 14 994
Victimology in South Africa 658 313 0 0 971
A legal analysis in context. The Regulation of Gatherings Act - a hindrance to the right to protest? 816 86 0 20 922
Extradition in the absence of state agreements: Provisions in international treaties on extradition 446 368 0 62 876
Penalised for poverty: The unfair assessment of 'flight risk' in bail hearings 276 542 0 24 842
Heritage lost: The cultural impact of wildlife crime in South Africa 747 53 0 19 819
Frequency and turmoil: South Africa's community protests 2005-2017 668 135 0 12 815
Society and the rhino. A whole-of-society approach to wildlife crime in South Africa 604 156 0 18 778
Pulling us apart? The association between fear of crime and social cohesion in South Africa 666 47 0 18 731
Comfortably cosmopolitan? How patterns of 'social cohesion' vary with crime and fear 352 352 0 13 717
Unpacking discontent. Where and why protest happens in South Africa 583 86 0 11 680
Intelligence-led policing: A proactive approach to combating corruption 506 149 0 17 672
Live by the gun, die by the gun. Botswana's 'shoot-to-kill' policy as an anti-poaching strategy 446 165 0 14 625
To be a somebody. Probing the roots of community in District Six 535 71 0 15 621
Third time a charm? The Traditional Courts Bill 2017 531 57 0 11 599
'You go to campus with fear and come back with fear'. University students' experiences of crime 309 71 0 209 589
A losing battle? Assessing the detection rate of commercial crime 365 210 0 13 588
Control, discipline and punish? Addressing corruption in South Africa 402 161 0 15 578
Combating drunken driving: Questioning the validity of blood alcohol concentration analysis 387 177 0 13 577
'Freedom from all forms of violence' using Zimbabwe's new Constitution to encourage rape law reform 458 100 0 16 574
Visualising property crime in Gauteng: Applying GIS to crime pattern theory 483 68 0 11 562
Drugged driving in South Africa: An urgent need for review and reform 397 53 0 74 524
Comment and analysis - The crisis of criminal justice in South Africa 400 82 0 29 511
The National Prosecuting Authority, 1998 - 2014 423 58 0 8 489
A survey of car guards in Tshwane: Implications for private security policy and practice 437 36 0 16 489
Violence, victimisation and parole: Reconciling restorative justice and victim participation 294 180 0 10 484
Programmes for change: Addressing sexual and intimate partner violence in South Africa 399 60 0 22 481
Chief's justice? Mining, accountability and the law in the Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela Traditional Authority Area 339 121 0 10 470
S v SN unreported, case no. 141114/14 (WCC): Sentencing child offenders after they turn 18 403 48 0 9 460
Bokolo v S 2014 (1) SACR 66 (SCA): The practicality of challenging DNA evidence in court 321 73 0 25 419
History versus customary law: Commission on Traditional Leadership - Disputes and Claims 378 29 0 10 417
Policing for impact. Is South Africa ready for evidence-based policing? 231 167 0 15 413
Towards transforming a system. Re-thinking incarceration for youth (and beyond) 226 108 0 76 410
Justice and legitimacy hindered by uncertainty: The legal status of traditional councils in North West Province 341 50 0 11 402
On the record: Interview with Major General Johan Jooste (retired), South African National Parks, head of Special Projects 346 27 0 27 400
Decolonising prisons in South Africa. The need for effective bail affordability inquiries 251 89 0 25 365
Risky localities: Measuring socioeconomic characteristics of high murder areas 299 48 0 16 363
Is social cohesion relevant to a city in the global South? A case study of Khayelitsha township 265 77 0 14 356
Calling for a comprehensive approach: Violence prevention and early childhood development 324 19 0 11 354
Decolonising incarcerated women's identities. Looking through the lens of prison abolitionism 190 75 0 85 350
Policing the private: Social barriers to the effective policing of domestic violence 230 89 0 25 344
Preventing crime and violence through work and wages: The impact of the Community Work Programme 266 64 0 10 340
The constitutionality of detaining persons unfit to stand trial: De Vos NO v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development 179 143 0 18 340
Interview with Lieutenant General Gary Kruser, Deputy National Commissioner, South African Police Service 299 20 0 0 319
Responding to organised environmental crimes. Collaborative approaches and capacity building 274 29 0 16 319
Protest Blues. Public opinion on the policing of protest in South Africa 268 37 0 14 319
Reformulating dolus eventualis - Guidance from USA and Germany 177 98 0 44 319
Don Pinnock, Gang town 200 94 0 23 317
Ten years after the Jali Commission: Assessing the state of South Africa's prisons 247 55 0 15 317
New interventions and sustainable solutions. Reappraising illegal artisanal mining in South Africa 131 174 0 12 317
The Lindela Repatriation Centre, 1996-2014. Applying theory to the practice of human rights violations 206 100 0 11 317
Mapping Khayelitsha: The complexities of everyday policing in a high crime area 182 116 0 16 314
Facilitating or hindering social cohesion? The impact of the Community Work Programme in selected South African townships 227 58 0 27 312
Concessions on custodial sentences. Learning from the New Zealand approach to restorative justice 262 27 0 20 309
The use and abuse of police data in protest analysis South Africa's Incident Registration Information System (IRIS) 167 109 0 21 297
Pathways from violence. The impact of community-based intervention on offender reintegration in Gugulethu 239 45 0 13 297
Violence can be prevented 268 26 0 0 294
Admission of guilt fine: A legal shortcut with delayed shock? 241 39 0 11 291
Looking back: Insider views on the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services 256 21 0 12 289
Is crime getting increasingly violent? An assessment of the role of bank associated robbery in South Africa 204 70 0 13 287
Violence and injury observatories: Reducing the burden of injury in high-risk communities 211 57 0 16 284
Avoiding another Marikana massacre: Why police leadership matters 235 21 0 13 269
Unsustainable and unjust: Criminal justice policy and remand detention since 1994 217 35 0 13 265
Improving the efficiency of evidence-based interventions: The strengths and limitations of randomised controlled trials 214 34 0 13 261
Democracy and its discontents: Protest from a police perspective 154 52 0 55 261
Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard - Surviving gangs, violence and racism in Cape Town: Ghetto Chameleons 173 35 0 52 260
Deaths due to police action and deaths in custody - A persistent problem in Pretoria, South Africa 198 36 0 26 260
Failing to respect and fulfil. South African law and the right to protest for children 209 41 0 9 259
Mass killings and calculated measures: The impact of police massacres on police reform in South Africa 186 58 0 11 255
Eliminating abusive 'care': A criminal law response to obstetric violence in South Africa 187 47 0 16 250
Private prosecutions in Zimbabwe: Victim participation in the criminal justice system 83 149 0 17 249
Sally Gandar and Popo Mfubu 133 44 0 71 248
Rhodes University v Student Representative Council of Rhodes University. The constitutionality of interdicting non-violent disruptive protest 203 29 0 12 244
Twenty years of punishment (and democracy) in South Africa: The pitfalls of governing crime through the community 124 109 0 9 242
Aluta continua: Police accountability and the Domestic Violence Act 1998 150 62 0 30 242
'Darker shades of blue': A comparison of three decades of South African Police Service culture 147 66 0 18 231
The wrong type of decline: Fluctuations in price and value of illegal substances in Cape Town 185 19 0 19 223
'Unconscionable and irrational': SAPS human resource allocation 160 53 0 9 222
Minding the Protest; Attitudes towards different forms of protest action in contemporary South Africa 163 41 0 17 221
Public order transparency: Using freedom of information laws to analyse the policing of protest 141 62 0 14 217
Promises and lies? Elections, commissions of inquiry and the state of criminal justice in 2019 181 33 0 0 214
Barnard v Minister of Justice: the minister's verdict. Deciding on parole for offenders serving life sentences 76 115 0 18 209
Taking stock of the last 20 years: Responses to organised crime in a democratic South Africa 139 57 0 11 207
Organised environmental crimes: trends, theory, impact and responses 132 62 0 13 207
Courts as a site of struggle: Challenges to the rule of law in South Africa 183 18 0 0 201
Spare the rod and save the child assessing the impact of parenting on child behaviour and mental health 149 32 0 17 198
The criminalisation of gang activity in South Africa: Re-assessing the rationale 146 34 0 10 190
Pervasive, but not politicised. Everyday violence, local rule and party popularity in a Cape Town township 132 37 0 18 187
Poaching of marine living resources : Can the tide be turned? 135 37 0 11 183
'We want the bread, not the crumbs': Challenging traditional authority in the platinum belt 129 41 0 11 181
Judge Jody Kollapen 139 42 0 0 181
Securocrat repression and 'Protest nation' resistance 76 101 0 0 177
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