oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Witchcraft: a problem of fault and causation
|Article Title||Witchcraft: a problem of fault and causation|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Public Law, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Nov 1979|
|Pages||288 - 301|
|Keyword(s)||African belief, Case studies, Common law tribunals, Konkomba v The Queen, Metaphysical causation, The Attorney-General for Nyasaland v Jackson, Western European culture and Witchcraft|
Two cases illustrate that what is "reasonable" and "adequate knowledge" is culturally determined, much as the common lawyer might like to think that it is not.
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