Khayelitsha court doesn’t cater properly for rape survivors, report finds

Rape Crisis demands better conditions at sexual offences court


News | 10 December 2019

Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

City argues that court doesn’t have jurisdiction to do that


Brief | 13 September 2019

Ten years later, still no action on Hlophe complaint

Accusation that Western Cape Judge President tried to intervene in favour of Jacob Zuma has still not been dealt with

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Analysis | 6 September 2019

Glebelands officer admits to “mistake” during cross examination

Eight men are currently on trial for a spate of murders and other crimes at the Glebelands Hostel


News | 29 August 2019

Glebelands hostel murders: accused plead not guilty

The state is expected to call 100 witnesses during the trial


Brief | 28 August 2019

Equality Court prohibits display of old South African flag

Old flag should only be displayed for “genuine artistic, academic or journalistic expression in the public interest”


Law | 22 August 2019

Traffic information employees unpaid for eight months

Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation in legal wrangle with private company Tasima over insourcing employees


News | 16 August 2019

Debt collectors Flemix & Associates face disciplinary action at Legal Practice Council

Law Clinic lawyer says hearing against Flemix is a significant step in reforming the micro-lending industry


News | 22 July 2019

Judge says roadside May family are “authors of their own fate”

Courts make inhumane decisions based on legal facts and are not in touch with our people on the ground, says farm workers’ rights organiser


News | 21 June 2019

Chief Justice’s office spent R114 million on travel. We asked why

Interview with Judiciary’s spokesperson


Interview | 17 May 2019

More people now qualify for legal aid

Substantial changes made to means testing to account for inflation and the rising cost of living


Brief | 29 April 2019

Case not closed: Cape High Court backlog showing no signs of improving

Thirteen judgments are over six months late, twice the amount of time set out in the judicial norms


Law | 25 February 2019

Slight improvement in backlog at Western Cape High Court

But 16 judgments have been outstanding for at least six months


Law | 13 December 2018

Three ways to improve justice in South Africa

Our court system is frustrating, slow and technologically backward


GroundView | 13 November 2018

Rape trials are long, expensive and difficult

Frequent postponements are frustrating and emotionally draining for both the accused and accuser

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Feature | 31 October 2018

Banks are clogging up the justice system, says court

Pretoria High Court orders banks to use magistrates’ courts when acting against debtors


Law | 4 October 2018