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As the lockdown is normalised, is the rule of man overriding our liberties?

15 Sep 20   Zakhele Mthembu
As the lockdown is normalised, is the rule of man overriding our liberties?…

How the language of lockdown undermines the rule of law

08 Sep 20   Rex van Schalkwyk
How the language of lockdown undermines the rule of law – Rex van Schalkwyk…

Media release: Ministerial discretion under the ULTRA Amendment Bill will cause land dispossession on a huge scale

20 Aug 20  
The Upgrading or Land Tenure Rights Act (ULTRA) is arguably democratic South Africa’s most important law.…

Media release: Draft regulations on Film and Publications Board are Internet Censorship

18 Aug 20  
Media release: Draft regulations on Film and Publications Board are Internet Censorship…

Ban government from providing taxpayer-guaranteed debt assistance to SOEs

05 Aug 20   Jacques Jonker
Ban government from providing taxpayer-guaranteed debt assistance to SOEs…

Proposed lockdown 'developmental mandate' for the Reserve Bank is unconstitutional

31 Jul 20   Jacques Jonker
Proposed lockdown 'developmental mandate' for the Reserve Bank is unconstitutional…

We should talk about civil disobedience

30 Jun 20   Martin van Staden
Why must we wait until a particular government is ousted before we verbalise our acceptance of civil disobedience in the face of unacceptable law?…

Copyright Amendment Bill – public participation shambles!

26 Jun 20   Martin van Staden
Copyright Amendment Bill – public participation shambles!…

The rule of law was undermined and the consequences are showing

05 Jun 20   Jacques Jonker
The rule of law was undermined and the consequences are showing…

Racialism in law is incompatible with the Rule of Law

03 Jun 20   Jacques Jonker
Racialism in law is incompatible with the Rule of Law…

Defending and advancing liberalism in South Africa after Covid-19

29 May 20   Martin van Staden
Defending and advancing liberalism in South Africa after Covid-19…

The lockdown is not prima facie lawful

21 May 20   Robert W Vivian
The lockdown is not prima facie lawful…

Covid-19: Let’s abandon the fake news paranoia

15 May 20   Martin van Staden
Covid-19: Let’s abandon the fake news paranoia…

Government is flouting the Rule of Law!

10 May 20   Jacques Jonker
Government is flouting the Rule of Law!…

Lockdown, tyranny and the rule of law

08 May 20   Rex van Schalkwyk
Lockdown, tyranny and the rule of law…

Civil liberties are being threatened accompanied by thunderous applause

29 Apr 20   Jacques Jonker
Civil liberties are being threatened accompanied by thunderous applause…

Insurance legislation and the demise of the industry

15 Apr 20  
Paper presented to The Development Group of Southern Africa - Thursday, November 8, 1999 Introduction: My purpose today ladies and gentlemen, is to demonstrate how, over little more than 100 years, South African insurance legislation has grown, at each step gaining greater control over the business activities of insurers, at each step…

Die COVID-19-afsondering: juridies en prakties gedoem

14 Apr 20   Martin van Staden
Die COVID-19-afsondering: juridies en prakties gedoem…

Rape and compensation

12 Apr 20  
The SA Law Commission has released a paper on limited compensation for some victims of crime, including rape victims. According to press reports the proposal suggests that rape victims be awarded the sum of R2,000. The proposal is compassionate, generous and wrong. While no one can question the motives behind…

Media release: New report: Constitutional validity of coronavirus lockdown regulations is disputable

10 Apr 20  
New report: Constitutional validity of coronavirus lockdown regulations is disputable…