University of Botswana Law Review Volume 10, June 2010
ISSN: 1817-2733
Pages: 113
Print version: Available
Electronic version: Free PDF available

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About the publication

The University of Botswana Law Journal is a peer refereed journal published twice a year. It provides a forum for scholars and practitioners to reflect on diverse legal issues of national, regional and international significance and of local and regional relevance.


  • The Hon. Justice Nganunu, Chief Justice of Botswana

International Editorial Advisory Board

  • Prof. D. D. N. Nsereko, 
    Judge, International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Prof. W. Du Plessis
    Faculty of Law, North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), South Africa
  • Prof. T. Maluwa
    H. Laddie and Linda P. Montague Professor of Law, Dickinson School of Law, Penn. State University, USA
  • Prof. M. Reisman
    Myres McDougal Professor of Law, Yale Law School, New Haven, USA
  • Prof. K. Frimpong
    Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana
  • Prof. S. Roberts
    Department of Law, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • Prof. A. McCall Smith
    Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Prof. C. Forsyth
    Faculty of Law, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Prof. B. Othlogile
    Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana
  • Dr. A. Molokomme
    Attorney-General, Botswana

Table of Contents


  • The cultural defence and the custom of Thwala in South African law
    T.W. Bennett
  • Adjustment tensions and regime goals: A review of the WTO’s treatment of trade related environmental issues
    E.K. Abotsi
  • Sailing against the tide: Exhaustion of domestic remedies and the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice
    A.O. Enabulele
  • Globalisation and its failure: Implications for governance and human rights in Africa
    Z. Maundeni


  • Botswana
    E.N. Macharia-Mokobi
  • South Africa
    S. Heleba

Fundamental Perspectives on International Law by William R Slomanson
E.N. Macharia-Mokobi

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