n South African Law Journal - A straw man, three red herrings, and a closet rule-worshipper - a rejoinder to Davis JP

Volume 129, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



It is flattering when a judge writes a response to an article one has published. It is even more flattering when the judge engages with the arguments one actually made in the article, rather than with an argument of his own invention. But judges are busy people. So it would be churlish to complain when one has been paid the first compliment without also being paid the second.

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