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Dreams deferred: Wits students lose bid to remain in residences
Dreams deferred: Wits students lose bid to remain in residences
A group of students from the University of the Witwatersrand have failed in their high court bid to force the institution to allow students writing...
Des van Rooyen withdraws application to interdict release of state capture report
Des van Rooyen withdraws application to interdict release of state capture report
Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has withdrawn his urgent application to interdict the release of the...
Mining companies are using delay tactics in a bid to slice silicosis payout costs
Mining companies are using delay tactics in a bid to slice silicosis payout costs
On June 24 the high court refused the gold mining industry permission to appeal against its judgment last month, which allowed gold miners’...
What the Oscar Pistorius trials tell us about racism in SA's judiciary
What the Oscar Pistorius trials tell us about racism in SA's judiciary
The state’s successful appeal against the verdict in the Oscar...
Blunt incongruities in the Criminal Justice Amendment Act
Blunt incongruities in the Criminal Justice Amendment Act
The child was three when his attacker ordered him to perform oral sex on him. The Criminal Justice Amendment Act has prescribed sentences for this...
Editorial: State cases that insult the public
Editorial: State cases that insult the public
This past week, a Johannesburg high court judge passed judgment in a case concerning the National Key Points Act – the apartheid-era...
Lawyers put JSC's conduct in the dock
Lawyers put JSC's conduct in the dock
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) will convene in Cape Town on October 7 for its biannual sitting to interview prospective judges, and there...
Limits of judicial fiat
Limits of judicial fiat
Thank you for the free publicity given to me by Serjeant at the Bar (“Who will rule on the judges versus the...
Property mogul Roux Shabangu in BEE fronting case
Property mogul Roux Shabangu in BEE fronting case
New evidence before the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has reinforced claims that businessperson Roux Shabangu is the face of an elaborate...
M&G resumes fight for Zim election report
M&G resumes fight for Zim election report
This follows a decision by the Constitutional Court in November last year to send the M&G's Promotion of Access to Information Act...
How Zuma's bid to halt 'The Spear' case was derailed
How Zuma's bid to halt 'The Spear' case was derailed
Apparently Zuma was concerned about the strength of his case and the potential negative consequences for South Africa.On Thursday...
Lancing our nation's wounds
Lancing our nation's wounds
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