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Litigation: High Court sets aside Magistrates Commission shortlisting

On 12 December 2019, the Bloemfontein High Court handed down judgment in which it set aside the shortlisting proceedings of the Magistrates Commission for magistrates'...
WhatsApp message becomes legal contract

Can a WhatsApp message lead to a binding contract?

Recently, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) was asked to pronounce on whether a WhatsApp message, in which a man indicated he...
Ronald Lamola

Pretoria Master’s Office missing 45,000 trust files

A total of 45,000 trust files have gone missing from the Pretoria offices of the Master of the High Court, justice and...
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...