May 2018

Spare a thought for Turkey

 During the National Association of Democratic Lawyers annual general meeting and conference, Gauteng Regional Director of Turquoise Harmony Institute, Atilla Dag, made a presentation on the atrocities being experienced by […]

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Letters to the editor – May 2018

    PO Box 36626, Menlo Park 0102 Docex 82, Pretoria E-mail: derebus@derebus.org.za  Fax: (012) 362 0969 Letters are not published under noms de plume. However, letters from practising attorneys […]

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Deepening constitutional democracy discussed at NADEL AGM

By Mapula Sedutla The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its annual general meeting (AGM) and annual conference in East London from 15 to 17 March under the theme: […]

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Free State Law Society Council announced

For the full article about the AGM see ‘National unified body for the Legal Profession discussed at FSLS AGM’ 2017 (Dec) DR 13. This article was first published in De […]

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Prevention and combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill approved

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development announced that on 14 March Cabinet approved the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (the Bill). […]

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De Rebus editorial committee bids farewell to Lutendo Sigogo

By Kgomotso Ramotsho After serving for three years on the De Rebus Editorial Committee (EC), Black Lawyers Association President, Lutendo Sigogo’s term has come to an end. Mr Sigogo’s last […]

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Traditional Courts Bill raises concerns

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services (the committee) expressed concerns regarding the time it took to draft the current version of the Traditional Courts Bill […]

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Law graduate became a petrol attendant to complete his studies

By Kgomotso Ramotsho University of Johannesburg (UJ) graduate and candidate legal practitioner, Tsatseng Rantsho’s dream came true when he was awarded a bursary to study law after he matriculated. He […]

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Notyesi and Barnard elected Co-chairpersons to lead LSSA in year of critical change for the legal profession

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele Mthatha attorney, Mvuzo Notyesi, and Somerset West attorney, Ettienne Barnard, were elected Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) at its annual general meeting held […]

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People and practices – May 2018

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed  Norton Rose Fulbright in Sandton has two new appointments.   This article was first published in De Rebus in 2018 (May) DR 15.

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