Editorial

Creating well-rounded law graduates

By Kim Hawkey – Editor As debates continue about the fate of the four-year LLB degree (see p 8), it is opportune to consider whether law graduates are being adequately […]

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A helping hand

By Kim Hawkey – Editor When under strain at home or at work, some people find solace in drugs or alcohol, excessive gambling or eating disorders, while others may feel […]

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Prosecutor attacks a threat to democracy

By Kim Hawkey – Editor Last month the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the General Council of the Bar (GCB) spoke out against recent attacks on prosecutors and […]

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Attorneys and advocates must resolve differences

By Kim Hawkey – Editor At the Law Society of South Africa’s (LSSA’s) annual general meeting held at the end of March, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng called on attorneys and […]

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Information Bill’s impact on courts requires proper scrutiny

By Kim Hawkey – editor Despite receiving much publicity over the past few months, one aspect of the controversial Protection of State Information Bill (B6 of 2010) has not received […]

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Time to reassess

By Kim Hawkey – Editor The glamorous picture of the attorney in his designer suit, sleek car and plush offices created by society’s perception of lawyers and exaggerated by overseas […]

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Let 2012 be a year for improvement

By Kim Hawkey – editor Over the past few months, this column has highlighted a number of changes the legal profession is facing, such as those brought about by the […]

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