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Cape Town’s sluggish judges

One judge has six judgments outstanding for more than a year

By GroundUp Staff - 7 December 2017
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White farmers and Communist Party members join to fight bank evictions

Protesters demand change to legislation

By Ciaran Ryan - 21 September 2017
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What is a fair price for expropriated land?

Supreme Court of Appeal has to decide hotly contested issue

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 18 September 2017
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Children of immigrants born in SA can now get citizenship

High Court finds Department of Home Affairs refusal of citizenship to six people unconstitutional

By Safura Abdool Karim - 8 September 2017
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Missing docket delays Khayelitsha community leader’s murder trial

“If things continue like this, I see no justice for Ras.”

By Thembela Ntongana - 18 August 2017
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Disclosure of party funding: only if it’s relevant, says DA

Not all funding information is useful to voters, argues opposition party

By Ashleigh Furlong - 16 August 2017
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Voters have a right to information about party funding, court told

DA to oppose calls for disclosure of funders

By Ashleigh Furlong - 15 August 2017
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Judge reprimands MEC for haphazard school eviction

Court delays Grootkraal eviction

By Ashleigh Furlong - 1 August 2017
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Digital TV for poor households: understanding the Concourt’s judgments

Set top boxes case split the highest court three ways

By Safura Abdool Karim - 31 July 2017
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State mental health patients are being held in prisons

There is a shortage of hospital beds in the Eastern Cape for inmates with mental illness

By Ashleigh Furlong - 27 July 2017
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Lost trial record hampers prisoner’s appeal

Bongile Mbangane’s case is not unusual in disorganised court system

By Ashleigh Furlong - 20 July 2017
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Court victory for workers hired via labour brokers

Client company is considered employer if worker has been at company more than three months

By Safura Abdool Karim - 17 July 2017
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Judge recuses himself from Woodstock eviction

Residents will continue with their complaint against acting judge Weinkove at the Judicial Service Commission

By Ashleigh Furlong - 5 July 2017
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Big victory for immigrant rights in Constitutional Court

Home Affairs must bring all detainees held under the Immigration Act before a magistrate within 48 hours

By Safura Abdool Karim - 29 June 2017
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Understanding the OGOD judgment

The role of religion in public schools is not settled quite yet

By Safura Abdool Karim - 29 June 2017
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Masiphumelele residents question City’s compliance with court interdict

“They asked me if it was my house. I went inside but they knocked it down anyway.”

By Thembela Ntongana - 21 June 2017