Law

Dire Road Accident Fund situation is close to constitutional crisis, warn judges

Fund is facing imminent implosion, the consequences of which will be disastrous

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12 April 2021

Concourt orders CPS to hand over documents showing social grant profits

Freedom Under Law has accused CPS of under-reporting its profits by R800 million

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1 April 2021

Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit is unlawful, argues SAHRC

Demolition of structures and removal of land occupiers without a court order is unconstitutional, says advocate

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1 April 2021

Primedia beats PRASA in decade-long court case

“Improper conduct” from company owned by Roy Moodley’s son

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30 March 2021

Court orders Labia to show film about Israeli occupation of Palestine

“It is clear that it was in the business of hiring out its cinema to screen films that are thought-provoking, hard-hitting and controversial” says judge

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26 March 2021

Court stops Mpumalanga coal mine

No mining will be permitted in critical water source area until legal challenges are settled

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25 March 2021

Court slams City of Cape Town for barring access to homeless camp

Judge Desai found that South African Human Rights Commission monitors trying to enter the site were acting lawfully

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17 March 2021

Dismissal on suspicion is unlawful, says CCMA

Company ordered to pay security guard 12 months wages plus interest

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10 March 2021

An employee was attacked at work. A court has ruled that she can sue her employer

“On the facts of this case, the assault took on racial and gendered overtones”

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8 March 2021

Why the Chief Justice has been ordered to apologise

An explanation of the Judicial Conduct Committee’s ruling

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5 March 2021

Right to die: Dying doctor’s testimony to be heard in camera

Lawyers cite patient confidentiality as the reason for barring the media

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5 March 2021

Dying man cross-examined in euthanasia case

Ministers oppose bid to change the law

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2 March 2021

A dying man makes the case for legalising euthanasia

“My biggest fear is that when my love of life reaches the stage of fearing life, I will not be able to die” says Diethelm Harck

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1 March 2021

Constitutional Court outlaws bigotry from beyond the grave

The court overturned a will written 119 years ago which stipulated that only male descendants could inherit

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23 February 2021

The court battle for Kannaland

Councillors try to wrest municipality from control of provincial government

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22 February 2021

Court reinstates contract workers punished for approaching CCMA

Employer had blocked their access cards

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11 February 2021