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Brazil uses technology to improve access to justice

By Mapula Sedutla De Rebus had an opportunity to interview Brazilian Federal Labour Court Judge, Francisco Barbossa, in March. Judge Barbossa spoke about how Brazil has used technology to effectively […]

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The BLA celebrates its 40th anniversary in October: We have come this far because we stand on the shoulders of giants

By Lutendo Benedict Sigogo The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) will celebrate its 40th anniversary in October. The BLA was established in October 1977 when a few black lawyers came together […]

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The Department of Justice takes constitutional awareness programme to learners

By Kgomotso Ramotsho In March the Department of Justice visited the OR Tambo Secondary School, in Katlehong Gauteng, to promote constitutional education. The visit was part of the Human Rights […]

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Never too old for school

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Graham Rhodenburg, a 52- year-old grandfather of six, is currently studying towards his LLB degree and believes that one is never too old to follow their dream. […]

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New FSLS President

By Christina Marais The Council of the Law Society of the Free State announced a new President on 24 February. Cuma Siyo from the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) […]

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SADC LA Executive Officers meet

By Prudence Mabena The first meeting of Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) Executive Officers was held on 15 March in Johannesburg. Prudence Mabena, Southern African Development Community […]

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President Zuma appoints first woman President for the SCA

By Kgomotso Ramotsho President Jacob Zuma has appointed the first woman as President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA). Justice Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya was appointed by President Zuma […]

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Information Regulator to ensure protection of personal information

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Chairperson of the Information Regulator, advocate Pansy Tlakula, said the organisation was established to ensure that personal information is protected and that free flow of information is […]

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Judge Moosa remembered for his selfless acts of kindness and human rights work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The office of the Chief Justice of South Africa said the late, retired Judge Essa Moosa, was revered globally for his peace initiatives and his track record […]

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Free State Judge President extends his condolences after the passing of former Judge President Malherbe

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Judge President of the Free State Division of the High Court, Judge President Mahube Molemela, sent condolences to the family and friends of former Judge President […]

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