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The Changing Face of Life Imprisonment in South Africa
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Life imprisonment (life sentence) is probably the most confusing sentence in South Africa as it does not mean what it says. If many people, including judges and lawyers, were asked for the meaning of life imprisonment they would say that it means that a person sentenced to life imprisonment spends the rest of his natural life in prison.

ESR Review, November 2007
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Find out what Socio-Economic Rights issues are in this fourth and final issue for 2007.

December 2007's Article 19 is now available
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

The final issue of 2007 contains articles on the Status of Corporal Punishment in the recently passed Children's Amendment Bill; the prevalence of Corporal Punishment in Togo and Uganda; as well as frequently asked questions with regards to Religion and Corporal Punishment.

Two new research reports from CSPRI
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

The research reports focus on the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Correctional System governance with special emphasis on correctional services staff & an exploratory study on Prisoner Re-Entry in Cape Town.

Social Rights & Implementation of court orders Research Reports
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Download the Socio-Economic Rights latest research reports, called the Pertinent social security issues in South Africa & You are the “weakest link” in realising socio-economic rights: Goodbye - Strategies for effective implementation of court orders in South Africa.

CLC's 2007 Annual Report
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

The 2007 Annual Report of the Community Law Centre, UWC is now available!

2008's 1st Issue of Article 40
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This issue focuses exclusively on the Child Justice Bill (2007 version) that is currently before Parliament.