Articles for Safura Abdool Karim

Court orders senior municipal managers to pay costs out of their own pocket

Judgment should worry state employees who make incompetent decisions


Law | 3 May 2017

Understanding Judge Davis’s dope judgment

While a step towards decriminalisation, there’s a way to go before you can light up a joint without fear of arrest


News | 2 April 2017

Court strikes blow against quackery

Dr Hugh Brathwaite falsely claimed that his product could prevent HIV transmission


Law | 16 March 2017

Constitutional Court decision could change TV landscape

Encryption of digital signal at issue


Law | 15 March 2017

Court case to have major impact on land ownership for black women

Long shadow of apartheid laws perpetuates discrimination


Law | 13 March 2017

How our Constitution views animals

Court says “animals are sentient beings” capable of suffering and pain


Law | 22 February 2017

Call to give prisons inspectorate more powers

Sonke brings court application


Law | 16 February 2017

Victory for Denneboom Station traders

Lawyers for Human Rights commended both the new mall developers and the City of Tshwane for engaging with the traders


Law | 13 February 2017

Law to stop detention of mentally ill in prisons

Bill to bring Criminal Procedure Act in line with the Constitution


Law | 10 February 2017

Can minister make decision costing R1 trillion without consulting anyone?

NGOs challenge Tina Joemat-Pettersson in court


Law | 9 February 2017

No surrogate pregnancies for infertile single parents

Constitutional Court rules on “genetic link”


Law | 27 January 2017

Can you consent to an unfair eviction?

Joburg residents take property owner to Constitutional Court


Law | 25 January 2017

Is it constitutional to make hate speech an offence?

An analysis of the Hate Crimes Bill


Law | 17 January 2017

Shelter residents fight City of Johannesburg over “lock-out” rules

Court asked to declare policy unconstitutional


Law | 16 January 2017

Court affirms Medicines Control Council’s powers

Judgment is a victory for the scientific governance of medicine

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Law | 12 December 2016