Quote of the week

It is clear that no legitimate objective is advanced by excluding domestic workers from COIDA.  If anything, their exclusion has a significant stigmatising effect which entrenches patterns of disadvantage based on race, sex and gender…. In considering those who are most vulnerable or most in need, a court should take cognisance of those who fall at the intersection of compounded vulnerabilities due to intersecting oppression based on race, sex, gender, class and other grounds.  To allow this form of state-sanctioned inequity goes against the values of our newly constituted society namely human dignity, the achievement of equality and ubuntu.  To exclude this category of individuals from the social security scheme established by COIDA is manifestly unreasonable.

Victor AJ
Mahlangu and Another v Minister of Labour and Others (CCT306/19) [2020] ZACC 24 (19 November 2020)
7 August 2012

Claude Leon Lecture Invitation

INVITATION

The Dean of Law, Professor P.J. Schwikkard, takes pleasure in inviting you to the annual Claude Leon Constitutional Governance lecture to be given by the  Constitutional Court Justice of South Africa,

the Hon. Mr Justice Yacoob

“ Freedom of Expression versus Democracy?”

Date: Thursday 16 August 2012

Time: 17:30 for 18:00 (beforehand please join Juta for drinks and snacks)

Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT

RSVP: Rene on tel. 021 650 3072 or via e-mail Rene.Francke@uct.ac.za
University of Cape Town

 

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