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Category Archives: Criminal Law

Harsh sentence for a minor crime

We came across an interesting case recently where the punishment most definitely did not fit the crime. A petty criminal received an unduly harsh sentence. Furthermore, there were minor children involved who might have been left without their caregiver if … Continue reading

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Can scratching your head or looking suspicious land you in cuffs? Court questions cop’s search method

Is scratching your head and looking around when a police officer approaches enough to be cuffed and searched?  A low-key case of alleged possession of tik was heard in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday and had the accused’s … Continue reading

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Expungement | Criminal record? Wipe it clean

Make a fresh start If you have a criminal record, no matter how minor the offence, your chances of getting a job are slim. But there is good news. If it’s been 10 years or more since the conviction, you … Continue reading

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Diversion – better than gaol?

  No one would deny that crime is a serious problem in South Africa, particularly violent crime. Sadly, a life outside the law often takes hold at a young age. Young people from challenging home situations may join a gang, … Continue reading

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Forensic Science Can Protect The Innocent As Well As Convict The Guilty

What is forensic science? Most people, when they hear the word ‘forensics’, automatically think of television programmes like Bones and CSI, or if they are of a certain age they may remember the series that kicked it all off: Quincy … Continue reading

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