Resources

Job Advert: Constitutional Law Clerks for 2017

THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE  CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA  LAW CLERKS 2018  CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 

FUL’s devastating letter to NPA on Gordhan charges

This letter from Freedom Under Law – unlike the statement of National Director of Public Prosecutions – was obviously drafted […]

LLM scholarships at UCT: 2017

Claude Leon Foundation Scholarships in Constitutional Governance 2017  2 LLM scholarships (R80 000 each for 2017) Prof Pierre de Vos, the […]

CASAC Job Advert: Campaigns Officer

CAMPAIGNS OFFICER  Do you have the energy and dynamism to help promote and strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy? 

SERI – Land claims Court overturns unjust eviction

The Land Claims Court yesterday set aside an order granted in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court for the eviction of 79 […]

Other Documents

Bill of Rights

Rights 7. (1) This Bill of Rights is a cornerstone of democracy in South Africa. It enshrines the rights of […]

Events

Discussion on appointment of new Public Protector

Appointment processes and our Chapter 9 Institutions (more…)

Launch of Civic Academy

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Invite: UCT Law Dean in conversation with Navi Pillay

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Shortlisted candidates for judicial positions: April 2016 interviews

JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION: SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL POSITIONS 

On 21 January 2016 the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) published notices in the media calling for nominations of interested persons to fill 14 vacancies in the various superior courts including the Constitutional Court. (more…)

Special Constitutional Court session for retirement of Justice Johann van der Westhuizen

Constitutional Court of South Africa

MEDIA RELEASE

A special ceremonial session of the Constitutional Court to mark the retirement of Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, after the completion of his twelve (12) year term on the Court, will take place in the Court on Friday 29 January 2016 at 10am.

The Chief Justice and other Justices of the Constitutional Court, as well as representatives of the Executive, Parliament and the legal profession will participate in this event. It is open to the public and to the media. Available seating may be limited.

UCT Law Invitation, 23 January 2016: Race, Law and Transformation

Issues of race and transformation of legal education is the focus of a programme to be hosted at the University of Cape Town on Saturday January 23rd, 2016.   (more…)

Seminar Room

Complete Constitutional Court Nkandla judgment

The complete judgment can be found here: CCT 143-15 and CCT 171-15 EFF v Speaker of the National Assembly and Oth

Extracts from the Joint Rules of the South African Parliament

The following rules are applicable during a State of the Nation Address by the President of South Africa. EXTRACTS FROM […]

All the court papers in EFF & DA Nkandla application to the Con Court

Here are the papers submitted to the Constitutional Court in the two cases relating to the implementation of the Public […]

EFF’s Proposed Order in the Nkandla Court case

here is the proposed order of the EFF to which it would agree in order to reach a settlement with […]

Al-Bashir: The HSF’s Heads of Argument before the SCA

David Unterhalter SC, 03 February 2016 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA CASE NO: 867/2015 In the matter […]

Alexander Beresford: Power, Patronage and Gatekeeper Politics in South Africa

Access the article here: Afr Aff (Lond)-2015-Beresford-afraf_adu083 ABSTRACT This article examines the rise of gatekeeper politics within the ANC, drawing on an […]

JUDGMENT: Cliff v Electronic Media Network

Here is the complete judgment in the case between Gareth Cliff and MNet dealing with his axing as an Idols […]

29 January 2016

SAA v BDFM & Others

Complete High Court judgment in the case of the gagging of Business Day and Others by the SAAA can be […]

Complete Oscar Pistorius appeal judgment

THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA JUDGMENT Reportable Case No: 96/2015 In the matter between: DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC […]

Apartheid mentalities and the transformation of legal culture

By Jaco Barnard-Naudé The controversy sparked by attorney Richard Spoor’s recent remarks which boils down to ‘I basically only brief […]

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