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Justice Chaskalson on the future of the profession at the Cape Law Society AGM

By Kim Hawkey The Cape Law Society (CLS) held its annual general meeting in Kimberley on 9 and 10 November. On the agenda was a keynote address by the late […]

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AIIF and AFF reports to the AGMs

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Attorneys Insurance Indemnity Fund (AIIF) and the Attorneys Fidelity Fund (AFF) presented reports at the various AGMs. Below is a summary of these reports. AIIF The […]

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Attorneys urged not to take democracy for granted at FSLS AGM

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Law Society of the Free State (FSLS) held its annual general meeting in Clarens in the Free State on 26 October. Topics on the agenda included […]

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Attorneys to benefit from better case management – KZNLS AGM 2012

By Kim Hawkey The KwaZulu-Natal Law Society (KZNLS) recently held its annual general meeting in Durban, where members were addressed by Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), […]

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Transformation debate continues at BLA AGM

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) held its annual general meeting on 20 October. The theme of the AGM was ‘Transformation debate: What constitutes a transformed judiciary?’ and […]

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Saslaw conference and AGM: Is the LRA to blame for Marikana?

By Nomfundo Manyathi The South African Society for Labour Law (Saslaw) held its 15th annual general meeting and conference in Johannesburg in October. The main topic of discussion was proposed […]

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President Zuma addresses Johannesburg Attorneys Association at its 70th AGM

By Kim Hawkey President Jacob Zuma was one of the guest speakers at the 70th annual general meeting of the Johannesburg Attorneys Association (JAA), which took place in Johannesburg in September. […]

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Decriminalising freedom of expression in SADC

Report compiled by Kim Hawkey In a session chaired by the vice-president of the Law Society of Lesotho and SADC LA councillor, Nkoya Thabane, advocate Pansy Tlakula, the Special Rapporteur […]

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Safeguarding judicial independence in SADC

Report compiled by Kim Hawkey To tie in with the theme of the conference, in its first session, chairperson of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, […]

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Resolutions on the SADC Tribunal

Report compiled by Kim Hawkey On the SADC Tribunal SADC LA will not support the tribunal in the form proposed by the 32nd SADC summit, in which form the tribunal […]

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