Editorial

Reflection on a year of momentum

By Kim Hawkey – Editor 2012 has been a year of movement for the legal profession. The implementation of the long-awaited Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012) is finally in […]

Read more

Urgent action for conflicting judgments

By Kim Hawkey – Editor Conflicting judgments by different divisions of the High Court are not only undesirable, but the result may also infringe on the rights of the public, […]

Read more

SADC Tribunal decision a blow for justice

By Kim Hawkey – Editor The SADC Tribunal was created with the vision of a regional judicial body to strengthen the rule of law in the SADC region, to afford […]

Read more

On par?

By Kim Hawkey – Editor Two recent High Court decisions, when read with the Legal Practice Bill (B20 of 2012), may signify a judicial and a legislative intention to level […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more
Loading...