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Hlophe misconduct saga takes another turn

By Daily News Published on Friday, 15 January 2021
Tags: #Litigation
Noting the deep malaise and distrust that continues to haunt the judiciary – not least in the corridors of the Western Cape High Court – Daily Maverick legal writer, Marianne Thamm, reveals that a secret recording features in Judge President John Hlophe’s appeal against a finding that he subject himself to a Judicial Conduct Tribunal.

Bobroffs says state can't touch their millions

By Daily News Published on Friday, 15 January 2021
Tags: #Civil Rights #Criminal Law #Tax Law
The state cannot claim the millions in the Israeli bank accounts of fraud-accused attorneys Ronald and Darren Bobroff because it was the same money for which it granted them amnesty three years ago for sending out of the country unlawfully during apartheid.

Zuma takes fight against costs order to top court

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 14 January 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Civil Rights #Litigation
Former President Jacob Zuma, pursuing what he says is his long-held desire to ensure the State Capture Inquiry was constitutionally established, has turned to the Constitutional Court to question a ruling that he should pay the legal fees of a challenge against the inquiry.

Zuma decision today on commission reminder

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 14 January 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
The battle lines had been drawn between former President Jacob Zuma and the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, according to a report in The Mercury. This is after the commission, headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, wrote a letter to Zuma and his legal team, purportedly to remind the former President that he was still expected to take the stand next week, even though the Constitutional Court may not have ruled on the matter.

Facebook ‘abusing market dominance’

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 14 January 2021
Tags: #Competition Law #Litigation
GovChat claimed in the Competition Tribunal yesterday that Facebook and WhatsApp were abusing their market dominance.

Couple dispute sperm donor’s ‘parental rights’ claim

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 14 January 2021
Tags: #Family Law #Health Care & Social #Litigation
A lesbian couple have launched an application in the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) intended to block an artificial insemination sperm donor from claiming parental rights to their child.

Zuma warned to appear or else

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
In a letter sent to former President Jacob Zuma, the State Capture Inquiry’s secretary, Professor Itumeleng Mosala, has emphasised that should Zuma fail to appear ‘without sufficient cause’, his conduct would be tantamount to committing a criminal offence.

BLF leader labels commission a 'smear' campaign

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
Outspoken Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama has lashed the State Capture Inquiry, accusing it of ‘wasting R1bn’ and giving attention to ‘agents of lies’.

Woman who screamed for hospital help dies

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Health Care & Social
A woman seen screaming for help in a viral video filmed at a Durban hospital has died. Her family have since confirmed that they are seeking legal advice on how to handle the matter, according to a report on the IoL site.

Court asked to issue contempt order against Minister

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Litigation
Judgment has been reserved in the application by Reyno de Beer and his group, the Liberty Fighters Network, to end the lockdown regulations and to hold Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in contempt of court, according to a report by legal writer Zelda Venter in the Pretoria News.

Municipality loses battle over developer's R48m claim

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Litigation
The Mhlontlo municipality has lost another vital case in its fight against a R48m damages claim by a company that wanted to develop a large housing project at Tsolo Junction just outside the town of Tsolo. The SCA found against the municipality’s special plea to have the hefty claim dismissed.

Guardian blamed for boy's struggle to access estate

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Civil Rights #Health Care & Social #Litigation
Nearly a year after he wrote an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa that his access to his late father’s estate had been blocked by officials at the Guardian’s Fund, Cape Town schoolboy Tiago Mendonca says he is still waiting for full access to the funds.

Police face legal action over curfew arrest

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Health Care & Social
A Centurion couple are taking legal action against the Wierdabrug police station after the man was arrested in the early hours of last Friday for breaking the curfew when he went out to buy formula milk for his two-day-old infant.

Au pair sues Tshwane police for roadside assault

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation #Personal Injury Law
Kymie du Toit, the Pretoria nursery school teacher who made headlines when she was allegedly assaulted and thrown to the ground by Tshwane Metro Police officers, has instituted a multi-million rand damages claim against the TMPD as well as against the SAPS.

Spectrum auction to proceed, despite Telkom case

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 12 January 2021
Tags: #Litigation #Science & Technology Law
Icasa says it plans to move forward the upcoming radio frequency spectrum auction as Telkom withdraws a part of its court application to halt the process.

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