Supreme Court of Appeal reserves judgment in Tafelberg matter

“At the heart of the matter is the government’s obligations to promote equitable access to land and to redress spatial apartheid” says housing activist


Law | 20 February 2023

Police fire rubber bullets at Geluksdal students

A fatal stabbing at the school has led to protests demanding “justice” for Shawn Mphela


News | 17 February 2023

Man dragged naked from his shack sues City of Cape Town for R1.4m

Launch of campaign to “expose law enforcement brutality”


News | 8 February 2023

Man who was dragged naked from his shack to sue City of Cape Town

“[They] treated me like a dog” says Bulelani Qolani


News | 2 February 2023

Labour Court sets aside dismissal of immigrant lecturers

Port Elizabeth TVET College ordered to explain its action in court


News | 1 February 2023

Constitutional Court: where are the online records?

Court records are not being filed promptly online, and key documents go missing


Opinion | 1 February 2023

Murdered Khayelitsha woman’s family say justice system failed them

Bongani Ngadleka found not guilty of fatally stabbing Phelokazi Mqathanya


News | 31 January 2023

Leading law firm ordered to pay victim of cyber crime

Court judgment has consequences for companies that invoice via email


News | 17 January 2023

Activist challenges law that bars naming accused in rape cases

Caroline Peters wants a section of the Criminal Procedure Act declared unconstitutional and invalid


Law | 21 December 2022

“Bizarre” case reveals that magistrates lack training

Man convicted without having pleaded or charges being put to him


Law | 12 December 2022

Fraud trial of suspended SJC manager set for January

Xolani Klaas faces charges related to fraud in excess of R730,000


Brief | 1 December 2022

Social development department is biased against adoptions, says judge

Department and social workers get a tongue lashing from High Court


Law | 23 November 2022

Supreme Court of Appeal reverses controversial ivermectin ruling

There was no evidence to justify Judge Cassim Sardiwalla’s order, says court


Law | 21 November 2022

This judge has not delivered his judgment after ten years. No action has been taken against him

Office of the Chief Justice says the matter was referred to the Judicial Conduct Committee. But the Judicial Service Commission says it has not received any complaints.


News | 17 November 2022

“Bring back the money”: picketers shout at suspended SJC activist outside court

Xolani Klaas is accused of using SJC funds to buy personal items like furniture and a laptop


Brief | 27 October 2022

Khayelitsha lesbian murder trial set for January

The case has been postponed at least 11 times since May 2022


Brief | 26 October 2022