Law

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Xolobeni goes to court over community rights versus mining

Case will shed light on land ownership and customary law

By Safura Abdool Karim - 28 September 2016
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Bromwell Street case could set precedent for city housing

Residents take City of Cape Town to court

By Safura Abdool Karim - 22 September 2016
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Constitutional Court ends shady practice by creditors

From now on judges must approve deductions against salaries by creditors

By Safura Abdool Karim - 20 September 2016
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A South African shame: children in prisons

Youths held in adult prison for 200 days without access to visitors

By Safura Abdool Karim - 12 September 2016
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Why the Hawks don’t have a case against Gordhan

An explanation of the law

By Safura Abdool Karim - 25 August 2016
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Who inherits your partner’s estate if you’re not married?

Constitutional Court will soon give us an answer

By Safura Abdool Karim - 23 August 2016
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Constitutional Court scathing about arrest and detention of child

"Even when they are in conflict with the law, we should not permit the hand of the law to fall hard on them like a sledgehammer lest we destroy them."

By Safura Abdool Karim - 18 August 2016
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When can the police search your home?

The Constitutional Court has given us the answer

By Safura Abdool Karim - 12 August 2016