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LSSA welcomes transparent panel process for appointment of NDPP

By Barbara Whittle In October, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) commended President Cyril Ramaphosa for setting up a panel of independent legal organisations to identify a suitable, fit […]

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SADC LA promotes rule of law and protects human rights

By Mapula Sedutla The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) held its 19th elective annual general meeting (AGM) and conference from 15 to 17 August in Maputo, Mozambique. […]

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#BeyondBilling – promoting pro bono in the SADC region

On 15 August, the Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) held a Pro Bono Forum in Maputo, Mozambique. The Forum was attended by lawyers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and […]

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BLA and NADEL announce their nominees for the LPC

A joint press statement by the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) and the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) states that the announcement by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, […]

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LSSA responds to statements made by ministers

By Kathleen Kriel The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Mvuzo Notyesi and Ettienne Barnard held a media briefing on 21 August in Johannesburg. The purpose of […]

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Judge President Mlambo challenges attorneys to join the fight on fixing the courts at GAA inaugural meeting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria, Dunstan Mlambo, told legal practitioners that they have a better voice when they merge their […]

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The fourth industrial revolution changing the world of work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 31st annual Labour Law Conference, themed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities’ was held in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 August. Acting Judge President of […]

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Children must be taught about their rights

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The South African Association of Mediators (SAAM) held a conference on mediation on 1 and 2 August in Johannesburg. Researcher and Ambassador of the Teddy Bear Clinic, […]

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South Africa must work on collecting accurate statistics on human trafficking

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The University of South Africa’s College of Law in association with Media Monitoring Africa held a seminar themed ‘Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Talk: Dispelling the myths around […]

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MARCH – a nation’s history told by its people

The Museum and Archive of the Constitution at the Hill (MARCH) is a new institution currently being established in the soon-to-be-built Visitor Centre at Constitution Hill, which is home to […]

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