PRASA liable for injuries to man thrown from train

Supreme Court of Appeal delivers landmark judgment in a case involving a man attacked on a train in Stellenbosch in 2011

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Law | 10 November 2021

Parole board told to explain why repeat sex offender was released from jail

Appeal court decision revives woman’s civil suit against minister of justice for R2 million in damages

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Law | 2 November 2021

Court thrashes “Covid-19 denialists”

Lockdown regulations ruled valid and constitutional

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Law | 2 July 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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Law | 8 March 2021

Woman to pay damages for falsely accusing ex-husband of rape

Two of the five Appeal judges disagree

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Law | 11 February 2021

Free State ordered to pay NPOs R120 million in outstanding subsidies

“If financial constraints were an issue, the respondents should have played open cards,” says judge

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Law | 26 May 2020

Communities clash over future of Fish River Sun land

AmaZizi and Prudhoe communities dispute colonial and apartheid history

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Law | 2 April 2020

Official report into Bloemfontein prison reveals mistreatment of inmates

Report released after a long legal battle

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News | 3 March 2020

Komape family awarded R1.4 million for emotional shock and grief

Supreme Court of Appeal overturns Limpopo High Court decision

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Law | 18 December 2019

Understanding the SCA’s freedom of expression judgment

“The legislature may well have wanted to regulate hate speech as broadly as possible, but it has not done so with the necessary precision” explains Judge Navsa

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Law | 2 December 2019

Court upholds right of farm residents to bury their loved ones

SCA rules protecting an occupier’s religious and cultural rights is consistent with treating them with respect and dignity

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Law | 21 August 2019

Condemning Israel is not hate speech, Appeal Court finds

Finding against COSATU’s Bongani Masuku overturned

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Law | 6 December 2018

Appeal Court strikes down infamous locomotive contract

Former CEO Lucky Montana misled PRASA board, says court

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Law | 4 December 2018

Victory for right to protest

Convictions of 94 Free State health workers set aside

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Law | 18 November 2016