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Another NGO deals with sexual harassment claim
Another NGO deals with sexual harassment claim
The Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) on Tuesday released a statement about a case of sexual harassment brought against a former staff member...
Rape claim tarnishes legal profession
Rape claim tarnishes legal profession
A young woman starting her law career has been thrown into a whirlwind of court interdicts, shaming and bullying after she told the Law Society of...
Jo'burg gets more time to evict residents
Jo'burg gets more time to evict residents
The City of Johannesburg was given another two weeks to relocate residents about to be evicted from a private property in Berea, the residents'...
City of Jo'burg slips up on ConCourt order
City of Jo'burg slips up on ConCourt order
The City of Johannesburg narrowly missed being held in contempt of court last week for failing to provide accommodation for residents evicted from...
Rape victim draws short straw
Rape victim draws short straw
When Bongani Vilakazi's life sentence for raping an under-age girl was overturned last week by the Supreme Court of Appeal, it was just another...
Inner-city Jo'burg residents relocated
Inner-city Jo'burg residents relocated
The successful implementation of a Constitutional Court order on finding alternative housing for people about to be evicted from two "bad"...
Top court stops Jo'burg evictions
Top court stops Jo'burg evictions
The City of Johannesburg cannot evict inner-city tenants living in central Johannesburg unless adequate alternative accommodation is provided, the...
Court finds prepaid water meters unconstitutional
Court finds prepaid water meters unconstitutional
Forcibly installing prepayment water meters was ruled to be unconstitutional by the Johannesburg High Court, the Centre for Applied Legal Studies...
Act discriminates against elderly men, court hears
Act discriminates against elderly men, court hears
The Social Assistance Act unfairly discriminates against a group of men who are among the poorest of the poor in South Africa, the Pretoria High...

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