n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Reforming South Africa's criminal justice system

Volume 1996, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1026-0404



The transformation of the most publicly visible component of the criminal justice system is still far from complete. But equally serious problems characterise the system further along - these are primarily in the areas of the detection of crime, the prosecution of offenders and in the system of incarceration. These problems are briefly discussed below, followed by a final section on the reaction of government to each of them.

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