Issues

University of Pretoria to represent South Africa at international moot court competition

By Mapula Sedutla Law students from the University of Pretoria (UP) have won the right to represent South Africa at the international rounds of the 2012 Philip C Jessup International Law […]

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New anti-corruption watchdog launched

By Nomfundo Manyathi An independent, non-profit institute, Corruption Watch (CW), has been launched to assist in combating crime. The institute was launched at Constitution Hill in January at an event that […]

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Goodbye to silk?

By Kim Hawkey Johannesburg advocate Roshnee Mansingh won no small victory last month when her application to declare that the President has no constitutional power to confer senior counsel status on […]

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Time to reassess

By Kim Hawkey – Editor The glamorous picture of the attorney in his designer suit, sleek car and plush offices created by society’s perception of lawyers and exaggerated by overseas […]

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Things fall apart in the criminal court room

By Caryl Verrier In my opinion, things appear to have fallen apart in the criminal court room. Criminal trials have become a farce, but one in which the players are […]

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A guide to intellectual property law

By Peter Ramsden Cape Town: Juta & Co Ltd (2011) 1st edition Price: R495 (incl VAT) 486 pages (soft cover) This newly published work deals with the three fields of […]

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Employment law update – Interpreting a ‘reasonable expectation’

University of Pretoria v CCMA and Others (LAC) (unreported case no JA38/2010, 4-11-11) (Davis JA) By Moksha Naidoo Section 186(1)(b) of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 has given […]

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Employment law update – ‘Employees’ and review test for jurisdictional rulings

By Talita Laubscher The case of J & J Freeze Trust v Statutory Council for the Squid and Related Fisheries of SA and Others [2011] 11 BLLR 1068 (LC) raised […]

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The problem of paying with shares resurfaces

By Barry Ger Long-standing readers of this column will remember a number of articles previously published that dealt with the tax problem that arises when companies issue shares in themselves […]

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The law reports – January/February 2012

Heinrich Shulze BLC LLB (UP) LLD (Unisa) is a professor of law at the University of South Africa. November 2011 (6) The South African Law Reports 1 to 323; [2011] […]

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