Archive 2015

Cabinet approval of s 100 intervention by the department of human settlements in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality

By Brenda Wardle This article is primarily aimed at examining whether the s 100 intervention approved by Cabinet earlier this year, and confirmed among others, by the Department of Cooperative […]

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It’s that time of the year again for AGMs and conferences

As we head towards the end of the year, this is the time when different organisations hold their annual general meetings  (AGMs) or annual conferences. Practitioners may ask themselves, is […]

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Letters to the editor

Appointment of women to the judiciary in South Africa I was privileged to attend the 2015 16th Annual South African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) conference in Tanzania where […]

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SADC LA AGM

Compiled by Mapula Thebe Using the law to strengthen good governance practices in the SADC region This years’ annual Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) conference was held […]

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Meeting between the President and Chief Justice

By Kevin O’ Reilly A seven-hour meeting between the judiciary and executive took place on 27 August at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. President Jacob Zuma chaired the meeting between […]

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Women in law and society

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The North-West University (NWU) held a one-day colloquium titled ‘Women in Law and Society’ in celebration of its 50 year anniversary and Women’s Day. The colloquium was […]

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Bram Fischer lecture

By Isabel Janse van Vuren The Legal Resource Centre (LRC) held the ninth Bram Fischer Lecture at the University of Johannesburg on 4 September. These lectures have taken place since […]

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Legal practice of the future discussed at practice management conference

By Kathleen Kriel The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and Legal Education and Development (LEAD) held its first annual Practice Management Conference on 19 and 20 August at the […]

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The role of law in curbing xenophobia

By Kevin O’ Reilly In August, Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo delivered an address at the South African chapter of the International Association of Women Judges conference at Unisa titled […]

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Transformation discussed at JAA AGM

By Kathleen Kriel The Johannesburg Attorneys Association (JAA) held their 73rd annual general meeting at Sunnyside Park Hotel in Johannesburg on 9 September. Guest speakers at the AGM included Wayne […]

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