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Title:Contempt of court in Tswana law
Author:Schapera, I.ISNI
Year:1977
Periodical:Journal of African Law
Volume:21
Issue:2
Pages:139-152
Language:English
Geographic term:Botswana
Subjects:customary courts
Tswana
Abstract:Data from various sources, especially written records of cases tried in the senior courts of nine different chiefdoms, show that 'contempt of court' was a kind of wrongdoing (molato) very familiar tot the Tswana. Sections: Introductory - Misconduct preceding trial - Misconduct during trial - needless litigation - Defiance of court judgments - Summary and comments. Notes, ref.
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