Law

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Judgment paints a damning picture of prison life at Sun City

Correctional Services ordered to feed prisoners properly

By Ciaran Ryan - 21 June 2018
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How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? The Constitutional Court will decide

SACCAWU vs Woolworths case has major implications

By Mluleki Marongo - 20 June 2018
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Court rules that religion cannot be used as a defence for anti-gay hate speech

An explanation of the Equality Court’s ruling against against Pastor Oscar Bougaardt

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 15 June 2018
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Court gives community right to fish without permit

Landmark judgment for customary rights

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 6 June 2018
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Michael Komape’s family to appeal Limpopo High Court’s decision

Family is seeking nearly R3 million in damages

By Ciaran Ryan - 31 May 2018
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Victory for asylum seekers in Constitutional Court

Court rules on extension of temporary permits

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 30 May 2018
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Court orders tribal authority to act democratically

Traditional leadership can be compatible with democracy and the Constitution

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 28 May 2018
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Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court

Prisoner alleges unfair discrimination

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 24 May 2018
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Concourt explains test for racism in the workplace

Employee who used the phrase “swart man” was rightly dismissed

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 22 May 2018
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Understanding the Michael Komape judgment

It’s a setback for the family, but it will help the campaign to end pit toilets in schools

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 10 May 2018
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New evidence adds spice to vital eviction case

SJC video shows shacks were occupied when Law Enforcement removed them

By Thembela Ntongana - 4 May 2018
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Know your rights: when can you be evicted and how?

No-one can be evicted without an order of a court

By Mluleki Marongo - 26 April 2018
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Community consent needed before granting mining rights, court hears

Not according to the Act says mine company lawyer

By Zoë Postman - 24 April 2018
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Why the Fish River Sun land claim case took 20 years

Court was scathing about Land Claims Commission

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 24 April 2018
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Dismay as judge dismisses damages claim for child who drowned in pit toilet

“Failure to award damages in this case stands in contrast to the damages that were awarded” to Life Esidimeni families, says SECTION27

By Ciaran Ryan - 23 April 2018
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Court rules that banks can sell your house for next to nothing

Case involved house valued at R470,000 sold for R40,000 by Standard Bank

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 16 April 2018