Articles by Tania Broughton

Homeless people organise to vote in local elections

National Homeless Network presents manifesto to ANC, DA, IFP, and Action SA in Durban meeting

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22 October 2021

Employee dismissed for racist rant on Facebook loses court bid

Irrelevant that the statement was made after hours or that employee was unaware of company’s social media policy

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11 October 2021

Court rules that District Six eviction was unlawful

People do not choose to live in a public parking area out of malice or wilfulness but out of desperation and need, says judge

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11 October 2021

Philanthropic trust’s attempt to evict crèche backfires in court

Judges say Mzamomhle Foundation Trust should be investigated over allegations of fraud and for misrepresentation

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29 September 2021

Court victory for blind people after 11-year battle

The “book famine” is over as Copyright Act declared unconstitutional

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21 September 2021

Judge refers “blatantly dishonest” advocate for disciplinary action

And he questions why Minister of Justice has not promulgated law that would punish misbehaving lawyers

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15 September 2021

Court orders lawyers to pay damages to the client they failed to help

Eastern Cape High Court tells law firm to pay man who lost his eyesight after being shot by police

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14 September 2021

Court dismisses attempt by former Eskom CEO to “punish” woman for a tweet

Judge calls out Matshela Moses Koko for launching a SLAPP suit

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8 September 2021

Cape Town’s emergency housing programme is unconstitutional, says court

Judge tells City to find housing in the inner city for Bromwell Street families

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7 September 2021

Woman can name her alleged rapist, court rules

June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her

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3 September 2021

Judge scolds Ekurhuleni municipality for trying to dodge court order

Municipality has tried to back out of settlement to buy unlawfully occupied buildings

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30 August 2021

Court rebukes minister for refusing to appoint white magistrate

Martin Kroukamp was recommended to be Alberton’s Senior Magistrate in 2011. A decade later he may finally be appointed

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19 August 2021

Millions of rands in suspicious transactions found in accounts of Limpopo land claimants

Court upholds decision to withdraw state funding for Moletele Community Property Association

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18 August 2021

Court orders church to pay transgender woman R600,000 in damages

International Pentecost Holiness Church members undressed Karabo Ndlovu to conduct a gender test

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4 August 2021

Constitutional Court rules that Jon Qwelane did commit hate speech

But the Supreme Court of Appeal decision on the vagueness of the hate speech law has been upheld. Parliament has been given 24 months to rectify it

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30 July 2021

Law graduates to challenge legal profession’s discrimination against immigrants

Zimbabwean-born and fully South African qualified advocate works as a waiter because of legal profession’s rules

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27 July 2021