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  1. "Fetal "rights"? The need for a unified approach to the fetus in the context of feticide"
    Kruuse, Helen, 2009
    The issues of fetal protection, fetal rights and the status of unborn life have been debated on a variety of levels in a variety of disciplines over the past centuries. One needs only think of John Milton who asked the “hard” question: “For man to tell how human life began / Is hard: for who himself ...
  2. Preliminary thoughts on services without servers
    Machanick, P, 2014
    Warehouse-scale computing supports cloud-based services such as shared disk space, computation services and social networks. Although warehouse-scale computing is inexpensive per user, the cost to entry is high, and the pressures to generate revenues to cover costs leads service providers to pursue ...
  3. From the grave to the cradle : the possibility of post-mortem gamete retrieval and reproduction in South Africa
    Kruuse, Helen, 2012, Juta Law Publishing
    The development of reproductive technologies in the last century, such as effective contraceptive methods, artificial insemination, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, amongst others, has fundamentally reshaped traditional concepts of reproduction parenthood and has raised practical and ethical conc ...
  4. "Here"s to you, Mrs Robinson" : peculiarities and paragraph 29 in determining the treatment of domestic partnerships
    Kruuse, Helen, 2009
    There is always need of persons not only to discover new truths, and point out when what were once truths are true no longer, but also to commence new practices, and set the example of more enlightened conduct. The law is one of the important architects of social norms. At times, it can be a tool to ...
  5. Form over function? The practical application of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 1998 in South Africa
    Kruuse, Helen, 2013
    The Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998 is a major legislative measure for the development of customary marriages in line with the constitutional principle of equality, specifically for women. The article explores the interactions between this ideal in the Act with empirical observati ...
  6. Drawing Lines in the Sand: AM v RM 2010 2 SA 223 (ECP)
    Kruuse, Helen, 2009
    Judge Elna Revelas’s decision in the case of Mohamed v Mohamed 1 may be described as one of those run-of-the-mill applications in terms of rule 43 which are routinely heard on motion court days in any one of our high courts across the country. This case note suggests that her decision belies such a ...
  7. Sailing between Scylla and Charybdis: Mayelane v Ngwenyama
    Kruuse, Helen, 2014
    Mayelane v Ngwenyama 2013 4 SA 415 (CC) is arguably the most important judgment concerning the recognition of customary marriages in recent times. This article attempts to unpack some of the many issues that arise from the case, namely: (a) the practical difficulties associated with ascertaining liv ...
  8. You reap what you sow : regulating marriages and intimate partnerships in a diverse post-apartheid society
    Kruuse, Helen, 2013
    South Africa does not have a particularly proud history. Marred by the politics of separate but (un)equal treatment of its people, the country"s past political system has had a damaging effect in all spheres, but specifically on that of the family. In the context of relationships, it is fair to say ...
  9. A South African response to ethics in legal education
    Kruuse, Helen, 2011
    The contributions in this volume suggest that "the ethics project in legal education" is increasingly an international one. Even though the strength of commitment by both the profession and the legal academy to "ethics learning" within law schools varies, two fundamental questions confront all who w ...
  10. A South African response to ethics in legal education
    Kruuse, Helen, 2010
    This book reflects the legislative change and consequent changes in common law that fundamentally affect the law of persons, in particular the Children"s Act of 2007 and the application of the constitution. ...