Law

Protest law under scrutiny in court

SJC argues that criminalising “peaceful” protesters is unconstitutional

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Law | 15 June 2017

Court ruling protects people from homelessness

Judgment clarifies what must happen in eviction hearings

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Law | 12 June 2017

Artist sentenced to 18 years in prison for murder of sex worker

The killing of sex workers will not be tolerated, says judge

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Law | 7 June 2017

Lawyer calls for City to find homes for evicted families

Woodstock families are opposing their eviction in Cape Town Magistrates’ Court

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Law | 29 May 2017

Psychologist recommends against prison for guilty artist

Zwelethu Mthethwa murdered Nokuphila Kumalo, a sex worker

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Law | 24 May 2017

Judge defends his behaviour in case to have him replaced

Leslie Weinkove says he wasn’t being antagonistic when he referred to Charnell Commando as “just a kitchen assistant”

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Law | 18 May 2017

Entire village issued with court interdict following mining company’s application

For more than half-a-year the entire Ngwaabe Village was banned from protesting

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Law | 11 May 2017

Net1 wins case to allow deductions on social grant accounts

High Court says SASSA beneficiaries should be allowed to choose how they use their Grindrod bank accounts

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Law | 9 May 2017

Activists go to court to overturn Tafelberg sale

Campaigners want Sea Point property to be used for affordable housing

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Law | 8 May 2017

Australian company sues SA environmental lawyers for defamation

Mining company accused of damaging West Coast is claiming over R1 million in damages from activists

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Law | 8 May 2017

Helping someone to die: what the law currently says

Campaigners for assisted dying still have some way to go to achieve their goal

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Law | 4 May 2017

Court orders senior municipal managers to pay costs out of their own pocket

Judgment should worry state employees who make incompetent decisions

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Law | 3 May 2017

No birth certificate, no school

How undocumented children are unlawfully denied access to education

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Law | 19 April 2017

Judge to visit Grootkraal school before reaching verdict

Decision in eviction case not expected for some time

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Law | 13 April 2017

Court asked to tell government to consider expropriating land near Cango Caves

Battle over future of Grootkraal community enters second day

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Law | 12 April 2017

Judge accuses education MEC of disrespecting learners’ rights

Oudtshoorn community in court to try to stop eviction

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Law | 11 April 2017