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Bromwell Street case could set precedent for city housing

Residents take City of Cape Town to court

By Safura Abdool Karim - 22 September 2016
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Constitutional Court ends shady practice by creditors

From now on judges must approve deductions against salaries by creditors

By Safura Abdool Karim - 20 September 2016
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Who inherits your partner’s estate if you’re not married?

Constitutional Court will soon give us an answer

By Safura Abdool Karim - 23 August 2016
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Constitutional Court scathing about arrest and detention of child

"Even when they are in conflict with the law, we should not permit the hand of the law to fall hard on them like a sledgehammer lest we destroy them."

By Safura Abdool Karim - 18 August 2016
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R4,000 taken from 89-year-old’s pension for a loan he never took out

Black Sash takes on Net1 in social grant deductions court battle

By Alide Dasnois - 15 August 2016
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East Londoners protest in support of rape survivors

New support programme for university students planned

By Siphokazi Vuso - 12 August 2016
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When can the police search your home?

The Constitutional Court has given us the answer

By Safura Abdool Karim - 12 August 2016
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Court battle over Cape Town asylum seekers

Scalabrini Centre wants Home Affairs Cape Town office to accept new applications by asylum seekers

By Naib Mian - 10 June 2016
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Minister wins battle with Lion

Insurance company backs down in battle over deductions from social grants

By Alide Dasnois - 26 May 2016
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Robertson abattoir workers hope to head back to Labour Court

Labour Appeal Court to hand down decision within weeks

By Ashleigh Furlong - 24 May 2016
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Understanding the silicosis judgment

Hundreds of thousands of families could benefit from the class action lawsuit that can now take place

By Pete Lewis - 16 May 2016
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Court settlement reached in Tafelberg case

But dispute over future of Sea Point property 'is by no means concluded'

By Naib Mian - 5 May 2016
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Hearing of contempt of court charge against Home Affairs postponed

Department accused of wasting money

By Naib Mian - 28 April 2016
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City loses bid to evict Newcastle residents

Court rules in favour of community

By Barbara Maregele - 10 March 2016
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New delay in sex worker murder trial

Trial of artist Mthethwa postponed again

By Ashleigh Furlong - 3 February 2016