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Court case seeks to the end the prescription of sexual offences.

Court case seeks to the end the prescription of sexual offences.

Media Statement Court case seeks to the end the prescription of sexual offences. Today 22 May the Women’s Legal Centre will appear as a ‘friend of the court’ (amicus curiae) in the South Gauteng High Court in the matter between Levenstein (and 7 others) and Sidney Frankel, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, and…

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A SUMMARY OF THE STATE CAPACITY

A SUMMARY OF THE STATE CAPACITY

Opinion A SUMMARY OF THE STATE CAPACITY RESEARCH PROJECT’S REPORT ON STATE CAPTURE By Victoria Wang The State Capacity Research Project’s report on state capture aims to prove that state institutions are being repurposed to redirect rents intended for development into the control of a powerful elite that operates illegally. The Gupta family has been…

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Will women in customary marriages have equal right to property

Will women in customary marriages have equal right to property

Press Release Will women in customary marriages have equal right to property On Tuesday 16 May 2017, the Constitutional Court reserved judgment in confirming the Limpopo High Court’s decision in the matter of Ramuhovhi and Another v The President of the Republic of South Africa under case number CCT194/14. This case concerns the validity of…

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