Articles for Tania Broughton

Daily Maverick wins defamation case

Columnist Modibe Modiba ordered to pay R100,000, remove comments and apologise

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Law | 15 August 2022

Judge slams bank and its lawyers for shoddy work

The bank took a “cut and paste” approach against a home owner

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Law | 8 August 2022

Only South Africans and permanent residents may be lawyers, Concourt rules

Foreign law graduates who have lived, studied and completed articles and pupillage in South Africa do not qualify

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Law | 2 August 2022

New court challenge to decision to scrap Zimbabwean permits

The Zimbabwean Immigration Federation seeks to defend the rights of Zimbabweans living in South Africa

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Law | 28 July 2022

A parent can claim maintenance for adult dependent children on divorce, court rules

Children should not have to make the claim for themselves, says Supreme Court of Appeal

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Law | 21 July 2022

Employee who took leave in line with Zulu tradition didn’t cheat, says court

Labour Court found the man had not intended to be dishonest when he went twice to his “mother’s” funeral

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Law | 21 July 2022

High Court rebukes City of Cape Town for Covid evictions

City wrongly applied the remedy of “counter spoliation” to demolish shacks, judges rule

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Law | 19 July 2022

Judge slams police for refusing to carry out court orders

Some SAPS members have completely forgotten why they are wearing police uniforms, said Acting Judge Ramaepadi

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Law | 19 July 2022

Eskom goes after delinquent municipality’s bank accounts

City of Matlosana Local Municipality in North West owes Eskom over R800-million

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Law | 18 July 2022

Work on River Club development in “willful” contempt of a court order, say picketers

Developers say the matter will be decided by the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday

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Law | 11 July 2022

Teacher assaulted by learner given green light to sue education department

He claims the department had a duty to protect him and to support him after the attack

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Law | 4 July 2022

Court action to stop immigrants being denied life-saving healthcare

Two-year-old Zimbabwean boy died after state hospital denied him treatment because his mother had no birth certificate

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Law | 30 June 2022

Marriages under Islamic law given legal status

Women who divorced under Sharia were often left destitute and powerless to enforce maintenance and protect the rights of their children

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Law | 29 June 2022

Dismissed, determined doper loses court bid to be reinstated

Being fired for using cannabis is not unfair discrimination, court rules

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Law | 28 June 2022

Man accused of sexual predation loses defamation case

Court found that report to police accusing the man was not done in bad faith

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Law | 27 June 2022

Wealthy Durban businessman fails to keep R5.5-million out of reach of his estranged wife

Court rules against man who transferred money to a British Virgin Islands trust during the divorce trial

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Law | 24 June 2022