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Legal Practice Bill signed
Legal Practice Bill signed

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has signed the Legal Practice Bill into law after many years of discussions, negotiations and concessions.

By More Matshediso 25 Sep 2014 09:35

Natasha Wright
Bye-bye birdie - new food law challenges

The topic of advertising of unhealthy foodstuffs to children, and its contribution to obesity and disease amongst the target audience, has been an ongoing debate for years...

By Natasha Wright 11 Sep 2014 14:42

SA lags on paternity leave
SA lags on paternity leave

A petition by a Capetonian father might help SA to catch up with paternity leave norms elsewhere in the world. While families are increasingly progressive and gender neutral, SA law has not yet caught up by allowing fathers to take paternity leave or by considering the needs of adoptive and foster parents.

By Fadia Arnold 10 Sep 2014 12:03

Committee to probe allegations against tax official
Committee to probe allegations against tax official

A Committee of Investigation has been set up to look into complaints of impropriety against Johann van Loggerenberg, a senior official at the South African Revenue Service (Sars).

4 Sep 2014 09:42

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now
Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014 - enter now

The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises outstanding work in the field of legal journalism.

28 Aug 2014 05:57

Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament
Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she has asked Members of Parliament belonging to opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to give reasons why they should not be suspended for disrupting the National Assembly last week.

27 Aug 2014 06:57

Clientele's new business up 111%
Clientele's new business up 111%

Financial services company Clientele grew its new business to what it says was a record level of R638.2m for the full year to June‚ in a tough economic climate.

By Gillian Jones 20 Aug 2014 11:53

Polygraph tests must be supported by expert evidence
Polygraph tests must be supported by expert evidence

A party seeking to rely on the results of a polygraph test in disciplinary proceedings must adduce expert evidence for the purposes of establishing such evidence's conceptual cogency and accurate application. What is key is that evidence be led to establish the cogency of the concept of a polygraph, as well as evidence to establish the technical integrity of the process.

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 19 Aug 2014 08:48

Presidency and M&G in court again
Presidency and M&G in court again

The five-year court battle between the Mail & Guardian and the Presidency over access to a report (commissioned by Thabo Mbeki) on the 2002 election in Zimbabwe is going back to court...

By Franny Rabkin 14 Aug 2014 08:17

Prayers to stop porn TV in SA
Prayers to stop porn TV in SA

Religious leaders in Nelson Mandela Bay are praying the Cape Town High Court will set aside a decision authorising the broadcasting of three pornographic channels on South African television...

14 Aug 2014 08:01

African female lawyers share their experiences
African female lawyers share their experiences

Practising as a female lawyer in Africa is all about relationships. Cold bidding does not usually work and, because of this, the most successful lawyers are always prepared to be away from home for long periods of time to forge these relationships.

10 Aug 2014 15:15

SANRAL's secrecy: R2K comes out fighting
SANRAL's secrecy: R2K comes out fighting

R2K Western Cape has rejected SANRAL's refusal to allow even limited transparency in the matter of proposed e-tolls in the Western Cape.

5 Aug 2014 06:59

Majola named one of top 200 young South Africans
Majola named one of top 200 young South Africans

Bridgett Majola, a senior associate in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Finance and Banking practice, has made the Mail & Guardian's annual list of top 200 young South Africans.

29 Jul 2014 06:42

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