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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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Department of Justice holds dialogue with legal fraternity

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Former Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, held a dialogue with members of the legal fraternity on 10 April in Johannesburg. Mr Masutha discussed challenges […]

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National Policy Framework launched to prevent and combat trafficking in persons

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffery, launched the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons (TIP), National Policy Framework in April in Pretoria. In […]

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Parenting plan workshop held in Pretoria

By Marici Corneli Parenting plans were introduced by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (the Act) in order to set out the rights and duties of parents, most notably during […]

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Why your IDR user experience is important in designing IDR reforms

By Matthew Coghlan and Aziah Hussin Whether we are talking about arbitration, mediation or litigation, it seems that international dispute resolution (IDR) systems are evolving rapidly. Think of the recent […]

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