How enforceable is the polygraph in modern-day proceedings?

A polygraph, better known by the public as a “lie detector test”, is used in labour proceedings by an employer to assess the truthfulness of an employee in a dispute or event.

Festive season car crashes: Who can claim from the RAF?

Victims of car accidents can claim compensation from the Road Accident Fund, in terms of the Road Accident Fund Act.

What you should know about suspensive conditions in sales of immovable property

In many cases, sales of immovable property are subject to conditions relating to bond financing or the sale of another property.

Cohabitation, engagement and the myth of the common law marriage

In this article, we debunk the notion that a couple living together for many years creates automatic legal rights and duties between them.

Understanding the deeds office and registration process

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Tweets and digital turntables – NFTs

In the world of blockchain innovations, Non-Fungible Tokens are gaining traction at a rapid pace and have become a popular forum for people to commercialise their intellectual property rights.

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Prisons are built with stones of Law, brothels with bricks of Religion.

-Blake,William

He who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.

– Proverb

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.

– Mark Twain

In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

– Immanuel Kant

The trouble with law is lawyers

Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

– Robert Frost

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

– Oscar Wilde

Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law.

– Sophocles

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

– Oscar Wilde

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.

– Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)

The law is reason, free from passion.

– Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

The trouble with law is lawyers.

– Clarence S. Darrow (1857-1938) American lawyer

Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.

– Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.

– Martin Luther King Jr.

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.

– Khalil Gibran

Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different.

– Hart Pomerantz

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.

– Oscar Wilde

Every law is an evil, for every law is an infraction of liberty.

-Bentham Jeremy

I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one.

– Voltaire

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.

– Will Rogers

We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.

– Mark Twain

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