Civil law

Pauperien liability: Strict liability reigns supreme again

Van Meyeren v Cloete [2020] 4 All SA 358 (SCA) It is a trite principle of South African law that the owner of a domesticated animal is liable for the […]

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Two heads are better than one

Assessors in High Court civil cases By Henry Lerm No truer words could have been spoken in jest than those used by Middle English writer John Heywood when, in 1546, […]

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