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Rob Turrell

Rob Turrell

    Death in the Valley
    Death in the Valley
    The extraordinary Van Breda family murder and the mysterious Inge Lotz murder are two recent unsolved murders. Rob Turrell, a crime historian,...
    Oscar Pistorius and the fast-burn excuse
    Oscar Pistorius and the fast-burn excuse
    If Oscar Pistorius was allowed to change his defence from accidental killing, he might try to argue some form of temporary insanity. The attempt by...
    The marks of 'surface learning'
    The marks of 'surface learning'
    When I recently read law at the University of Cape Town (UCT) as a "mature student", I was struck by the widespread deference to authority, the...