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State of Mind in the Zimbabwean Criminal Law
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe ( UZ.), 1985)
One of the most fundamental principles of our common law in criminal matters is that a person can only be found criminally liable if his conduct was accompanied by some blameworthy mental state. For a very long time in our ...
Towards a Stronger Human Rights Culture in Zimbabwe: the Special Role of Lawyers
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe (UZ), 1989)
After consulting with the various security authorities, the Government decided in the middle of 1990 that in the light of the improved security situation, the state of emergency which had been continuously in effect since ...
Extenuating Circumstances: A Life and Death Issue
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe ( UZ.), 1986)
In Zimbabwe the death penalty is a mandatory sentence for murder where there are no extenuating circumstances. (The only exceptions are that the death penalty may not be imposed upon a pregnant woman or a person under the ...
(Faculty of Law, University of Rhodesia ( now University of Zimbabwe.) (UZ), 1975-10)
Theoretical Perspectives on the Right to Access to Information: Expanding the Democratic Space
(University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Publications./ Norweian Institute of Human Rights (NIHR.), 1998)
Birkinshaw points out that that information is a feature of power and so too is its control, use and regulation. Those possessing and controlling information have power and their power is augmented if they have exclusive ...
Remedies for Unlawful Interference with Personal Liberty in Zimbabwe
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe ( UZ.), 1987)
In all democratic societies individual people are afforded protection against unlawful interference with their personal liberty and freedom, and in Zimbabwe there are extensive safeguards against unlawful encroachment on ...
Criminal Law Policy in Relation to the Defence of Provocation
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe (UZ), 1983)
All legal systems have had to address the difficult problem of deciding how to deal with the defence of provocation in the context of criminal cases. This defence is very frequently pleaded in relation to crimes of violence ...
The Reliability of Decisions About Whom to Execute in Zimbabwe
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe ( UZ.), 1991)
The death penalty debate generates a lot of emotional heat. Many people ardently support the retention of the death. sentence for murder. The main basis for supporting the use of the death penalty is probably not so much ...
Human Rights Training for Public Officials
(Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe (UZ), 1997)
The role of human rights organizations has tended to be primarily reactive. Where human rights violations have occurred human rights organizations have responded by documenting and publicising the abuses, seeking redress ...