The Human Rights Law Index is a collection of international treaties and case law from African courts on topics relating to human rights. The case selection aims to provide a snapshot of human rights law in a country, as well as within the African Union. The index currently covers over 1000 documents.
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|Supreme Court||IN RE HAMILTON (DECEASED), LEWIS and ANOTHER v. DA VIES (001)  SLSC 1 (06 January 1956);||06 Jan 1956||Search Summary: Family Law-property-married women's property-married woman cannot acquire...|
|Court of Appeal||CONTEH & FIVE OTHERS AND REGINAM (083)  SLCA 1 (11 January 1956);||11 Jan 1956||Search Summary: [I] Criminal Law-degrees of complicity-conspiracy-conspiracy to accuse of crime-...|
|Court of Appeal||N'DANEMA AND RENNER & FIVE OTHERS (084)  SLCA 2 (29 May 1956);||29 May 1956||Search Summary: [I] Administrative Law-tribunals-procedure-no interference by court until all...|
|Court of Appeal||RICHARDS, NORMAN & CUMMINGS-JOHN AND REGINAM (085)  SLCA 3 (05 June 1956);||05 Jun 1956||Search Summary: [I] Criminal Law-libel-justification-burden on accused to prove truth of...|