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Legal Aid SA has produced some of the best criminal legal practitioners

By Kgomotso Ramotsho In his quest to bring access to justice for all, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, provided legal advice to members of the public […]

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NPA head confident that the organisation will return to be a credible and trusted institution

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shamila Batohi, said corrupt prosecutors will be fired from the National Persecuting Authority (NPA). This was said at the sixth annual […]

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Department of Justice budget vote: Urgent attention will be given to transforming office of the State Attorney

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, said ongoing attention is being given to transform the Office of the State Attorney. Mr Lamola spoke at a […]

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The future of consumer reputation

By Kgomotso Ramotsho LexisNexis legal content editors and legal practitioner Michael Laws teamed up to compile an experimental report in law and policy forecasting, to look at the future of  […]

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LexisNexis donates database equipment to SADC LA

By Kgomotso Ramotsho LexisNexis donated three laptops, which are to be used as database development equipment, to the Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) on 12 June in […]

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Three female judges appointed to the SCA

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 21 June President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the appointment of five judges to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), three of which are female. The appointments came […]

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Attorneys Development Fund holds a special meeting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Attorneys Development Fund (ADF) held a Special General Meeting on 1 June in Johannesburg. The new Chairperson of the ADF, Mashudu Kutama, presented 2017 and 2018 […]

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The new head of the Investigating Directorate introduced

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), advocate Shamila Batohi, introduced the new head of the Investigating Directorate in the office of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), […]

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Historical moment as Mpumalanga Division of the High Court holds its first sitting

By Kgomotso Ramotsho On 13 May, the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court held its first sitting of the permanent seats of the Division in Mbombela and Middleburg. Judge President […]

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Judge Steenkamp described as a courteous man at his memorial service

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Labour and Labour Appeal Court in Johannesburg held a memorial service, for Labour Court Judge, Anton Steenkamp, who died on 20 May. Judge Steenkamp passed away […]

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