Man accused of sexual predation loses defamation case

Court found that report to police accusing the man was not done in bad faith


Law | 27 June 2022

Wealthy Durban businessman fails to keep R5.5-million out of reach of his estranged wife

Court rules against man who transferred money to a British Virgin Islands trust during the divorce trial


Law | 24 June 2022

Officials warn of “collapse” of health service but court says they are to blame

Eastern Cape judges refer damning ruling to NPA to consider prosecution


Law | 22 June 2022

Understanding the Zimbabwean permit case

Hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans living in South Africa may find themselves undocumented on 1 January 2023. The Helen Suzman Foundation is trying to stop this.


Law | 20 June 2022

High Court wrong about law on foetuses under 26 weeks, Concourt rules

The court refused to confirm a Pretoria High Court ruling that sections of the Births and Deaths Registration Act are unconstitutional


Law | 17 June 2022

Can cities charge fees for protests? Here’s what a judge ruled

Fees levied by the City of Johannesburg on organisers of protests are unconstitutional says High Court


Law | 14 June 2022

No constitutional right to stupidity, says judge

Cape High Court upholds judgment of almost R7-million award against Road Accident Fund


Law | 10 June 2022

High Court finds spousal visa rules unconstitutional

Foreign parents of South African children should be allowed to remain in the country even if their relationship with their spouse ends


Law | 9 June 2022

Prosecutor throws out badly-prepared case, gets arrested by police

Court awards damages against National Director of Public Prosecutions


Law | 7 June 2022

Court moves against looters of R220-million in Covid funds

No reason to unfreeze bank accounts, judge rules


Law | 6 June 2022

Middelburg woman must get R540,000 from the Minister of Police, court rules

“This type of unruly behaviour by the police must be discouraged at all costs,” says judge after unlawful arrest


Law | 3 June 2022

Self-defence vs murder: Concourt overturns conviction of man who killed police officer

Liqhayiya Tuta said he believed he was being attacked and that two officers did not identify themselves when they tried to arrest him


Law | 1 June 2022

Rape accused fails in malicious damages claim

Court commends prosecutor for his decision to proceed with the case


Law | 31 May 2022

Gambler can’t claim damages from casino, judge rules

Businessman put himself on “banned list” but then lost R5 million


Law | 26 May 2022

Company takes aim at anti-corruption court

Ledla wants Constitutional Court to rule against Special Tribunal


Law | 24 May 2022

Judge cautions couples against sharing lawyers during divorce

A woman has tried, but failed, to overturn a settlement she reached with her ex-husband


Law | 24 May 2022