Articles by Tania Broughton

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

Dodgy Lottery: Judge dismisses attempt to block SIU investigating lottery millions

Gauteng High Court has dismissed Ramulifho associate Liesl Moses’s interdict to keep the SIU from investigating her

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23 July 2021

Duped and desperate loan seekers bring class action against online scammers

“Wily confidence tricksters” shut down in action led by Stellenbosch law clinic

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22 July 2021

Learners must get meals during Covid-19 pandemic, court orders

Minister and MECs to provide detailed plans within a month

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21 July 2021

Equal Education goes back to court to force government to feed hungry school children

Minister Motshekga and eight provincial education MECs in contempt of court, says NGO

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5 July 2021

Court thrashes “Covid-19 denialists”

Lockdown regulations ruled valid and constitutional

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2 July 2021

Justice delayed is justice denied: Court frees man convicted of rape after it took seven years to prosecute him

Magistrate and prosecutor “deserve censure of the strongest kind” rule two KZN judges

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28 June 2021

Concourt punishes litigants for defaming judges

Punitive cost order made against tribal authority that made unsubstantiated allegations

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21 June 2021

Court orders Zulu King’s trust to pay back millions

Ingonyama land leases stripped people living on ancestral land of their customary rights

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11 June 2021

Failure to fix pit latrines in Limpopo schools “outrageous”

Equal Education says there were 472 schools with pit latrines in 2019, and that grew to 515 in 2020

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4 June 2021

City of Cape Town granted interdict against further unlawful occupation of District Six

“The rights of the lawful District Six Claimants must be protected” says judge

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21 May 2021

Beard-tickler’s dismissal upheld in Labour Court

Judge says man “failed to appreciate the enormity of the consequences of his reprehensible conduct”

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20 May 2021

Education department back in court over pit latrines

SECTION27 says the department only plans to eradicate pit toilets in Limpopo schools by 2030

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4 May 2021

Man who knew he had Covid-19 but kept going to work was rightfully dismissed, says court

Employer criticised for poor enforcement of physical distancing

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3 May 2021

Noseweek editor loses defamation case

Judge orders Martin Welz to pay R330,000 in damages plus legal costs to lawyer Leonard Katz

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29 April 2021