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Media release: Time allowed for public participation on ICC withdrawal inadequate

28 Feb 17
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development invited public comment on government’s intention to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on 14 February 2017, with the deadline for comment set at 8 March 2017.…

Media release: New Hate Speech Bill turns petty insults into a crime with 3 years in jail

31 Jan 17
Saying, “All politicians are thieving liars” or “All lawyers are blood-sucking parasites”, may land you in jail for up to three years if the proposed Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill is passed into law.…

Business Day Column: SA courts make popular judgments at the expense of law

03 May 16   Leon Louw
Do you want to live in a country where you are taxed arbitrarily or an official may find you guilty without a fair trial? Do you want to be convicted of murder rather than culpable homicide? You probably do, without knowing it.…

Freedom, justice and prosperity for all

14 Apr 16   Eustace Davie
On 27 July 2000, nearly 16 years ago, the Free Market Foundation (FMF) hosted a conference entitled: Liberty and Prosperity: Principles of Good Law in a Complex Society.…