Freedom of expression

Rule of Law Project in court to protect free expression, equality at law

Legislation which governs hate speech must be interpreted in line with the constitutional right to freedom of expression, and anyone who is...
Copyright

Copyright Amendment Bill: Minister Mthethwa’s further engagement call welcomed

In the Sports, Arts and Culture Portfolio Committee meeting held in Parliament on Tuesday, Minister Nathi Mthethwa urged...
Raymond Chalom

SA judiciary a hotbed of corruption, says attorney

A Johannesburg lawyer says the South African judiciary is corrupt, with some judges collaborating with each other to rig court outcomes, abuse...
John Saner SC

Confusion in the prescription of medical negligence claims?

By John Saner SC, author of Prescription in South African Law and Medical Malpractice in South Africa published by LexisNexis South Africa.

Freedom Under Law comment on Public Protector findings

Freedom Under Law (FUL) is dismayed but not surprised to learn of the Public Protector’s findings in respect of Mr Ivan Pillay’s...
Johan Botes

Harvesting attention capital and reducing the risks of the frictionless workplace

Johan Botes, Partner and Head of the Employment & Compensation Practice at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg The modern workforce...

South Africa Data Protection Regulations Expected to Take Effect in 2019

Although South Africa’s first comprehensive piece of data protection legislation, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), was originally signed into law...
John Saner SC

Are agreements in restraint of trade enforceable?

By John Saner SC, author of “Agreements in Restraint of Trade in South African Law” Prescription in South African Law and Medical...
Load Shedding

Shedding some light on an employer’s obligations during load shedding

It is no secret that the intensified load shedding has had a devastating economic effect on many companies. Without electricity, many businesses cannot function,...
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Law firm to sue Eskom for load shedding damages

Johannesburg-based legal firm, De Beer Attorneys, is preparing to take legal action against Eskom in respect of the preventable losses suffered by businesses and...