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The judiciary should be left to do its work

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Gauteng Attorneys Association (GAA) held its annual general meeting on 29 August in Johannesburg. Guest speaker retired Judge, Kathy Satchwell, spoke about separation of powers. Judge […]

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Decent work discussed at the labour law conference

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The 32nd Annual Labour Law conference was held in Johannesburg on 22 and 23 August under the theme: ‘Partnering for decent work’. Delegates were presented with a […]

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Justice Edwin Cameron retires from the Constitutional Court

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Constitutional Court (CC) held a special session to mark the retirement of Justice Edwin Cameron on 20 August after being a judge in the CC for […]

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Legal Aid SA strike over employee benefits suspended

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Legal Aid South Africa (Legal Aid SA) welcomed the news of the suspension of the strike by its employees, as the impact on the functioning of the […]

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Minister Lamola visits candidate legal practitioners at LEAD

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, visited the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development (LEAD) division on 19 August in Pretoria. Mr […]

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Female legal practitioners shine at WOZA Awards

By Kgomotso Ramotsho History was made as female legal practitioners were honoured at the first Women in Law Awards (WOZA). The event took place in Johannesburg on 3 August. Kgomotso […]

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The legal profession needs a helpline where sexual harassment can be reported

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held a women’s talk session under the theme ‘#TIMESUP – Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession: It’s Time for Change,’ […]

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Titles do not make a good judge

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) hosted the annual Judicial Skills Training Project in partnership with the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) in White River, […]

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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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