JUDGMENTS & COURT PAPERS

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Centre for Child Law, The School Governing Body of Phakamisa High School Nosizwe V Minister Of Basic Education, MEC for Department of Education and 5 others
  • -The application concerns children who have been precluded from unconditionally continuing to attend public schools unless they or their parents/guardians identify themselves by means of, inter alia , passports, identinty documents, birth certificates or permits.

    Judgement in High Court of South Africa, Eastern Cape Division, Makhanda.
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2019 12 12
Nomakhwezi Mthizana-Base and six others v Nosizwe Maxhwele and six others
  • -Displaced Bhongweni Phase 1 Zimbane residents (Mthatha) seek interdict preventing eviction and harassment by traditional leader.

    Judgement in High Court of South Africa, Eastern Cape Local Division, Mthatha.
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2019 07 17
Arthur Frans Grootboom and others v MEC: Department of Education, Eastern Cape and another
  • -Teachers appointed by the SGB’s who were paid significantly less than the monthly salary to which they would have been entitled sue the Department of Education for compensation and confirmation of class for class action.

    Judgement in High Court of South Africa, Eastern Cape Local Division, Makhanda.
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2019 07 17
Khula Community Development Project and four others v Minister of Education and six others
  • -Eastern Cape government sued for not providing scholar transport for over 20 000 learners in rural areas that live more than 5km from their schools.

    Order in High Court of South Africa, Eastern Cape Local Division, Makhanda (Part A).
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2019 07 17
LRC submissions (on behalf of AFRA and NKUZI) on the Draft Expropriation Bill
  • -LRC submissions (on behalf of AFRA and NKUZI) on the Draft Expropriation Bill


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2019 07 17
LRC submissions on the Draft Policy Framework to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Post-School Education and Training System
  • -LRC submissions on the Draft Policy Framework to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Post-School Education and Training System


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2019 07 17
Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution v The Public Protector
  • -Review of the Public Protector’s report on Vrede Dairy Project; Duties of the Public Protector; Openness and accountability

    Judgment in Pretoria High Court
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2019 05 20
Endumeni Civic Association and twelve others v Endumeni Local Municipality and two others
  • -Allocation of RDP houses; Right to housing; Municipality’s breach of Constitutional and other legislative obligations

    Order in Pietermaritzburg High Court
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2019 06 26
Mpofana Municipality v Lindelani Sithole and 186 others
  • -Eviction of occupiers from Mpofana Town Hall; Right to suitable temporary and permanent accommodation

    Main Application – Judgement in Pietermaritzburg High Court
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    Court order in Pietermaritzburg High Court in contempt application
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2019 06 26
Msindo Phillemon Msiza v Johannes Uys and three others
  • -Land Claim; Restitution; Labour Tenant; Calculation of just and equitable compensation

    Judgement in the SCA
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    Judgement in the Land Claims Court
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2019 06 26
Rani Govindasamy v The Umhlathuze Municipality
  • - Family responsibility requirements; Adjustment of employee’s shift roster

    Order in the Durban Labour Court
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2019 06 26
Nomvula Barbara Zulu and Others v Ethekwini Municipality and three others
  • - Minor children’s right to reside with their mother; Right to family; Eviction from women’s hostel

    Order in the Durban High Court
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2019 06 26
Democratic Alliance v The Minister of International Relations and Co-operation and Four Others, 2018
  • Amicus intervention by The Commission for Gender Equality (GCE), represented by the LRC, Durban Gender Equality, violence and the Rule of Law

    Judgment in the High Court (Gauteng Division – Pretoria)
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    Amicus Intervention by GCE
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2018 07 30
University of Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic v Minister of Justice
  • Emolument Attachment Orders; Judicial Oversight; Constitutional Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Constitutional Court
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2016 09 13
Scalabrini v Minister of Home Affairs
  • Refugees; Asylum Seekers; Angolan Cessation; Western Cape High Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Western Cape High Court
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2016 11 17
Scalabrini v Minister of Home Affairs
  • Cape Town Refugee Reception Office; Refugees; Asylum Seekers; Western Cape High Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Western Cape High Court (part 1)
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    Judgment in the Western Cape High Court (part 2)
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2016 06 24
Primedia v Speaker of the National Assembly
  • Access to Information; Signal Jamming; Supreme Court of Appeal

    Judgment in the Supreme Court of Appeal
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2016 09 29
Msiza v DG of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Land Claim; Restitution; Labour Tenant; Land Claims Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Land Claims Court
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2016 07 05
Mlungwana & 9 others v The State
  • Openness and Accountability; Right to protest; Social Justice Coalition; Western Cape High Court; 2018

    Judgment in the Western Cape High Court
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2018 01 24
Mazizini v Minister of Rural Development
  • Community Access to Land; Prudhoe Land Claims; Eastern Cape; Makhanda; Land Claims Court; 2018

    Judgment in the Land Claims Court
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2018 04 10
Land Access Movement of South Africa v National Council of Provinces
  • Land Claims; Restitution Amendment Act; Constitutional Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Constitutional Court
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2016 07 28
Congo Peace Without Borders v Mohale
  • Protest Notice; Congo Peace without Borders; Pretoria; 2016

    Order of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court
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2016 07 27
Coastal Links Langebaan v Minister of Agricultural, Forestry and Fisheries
  • Langebaan; Fishing Licenses; Access to resources; Western Cape High Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Western Cape High Court
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Founding Affidavit
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Notice of Motion
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Amended Notice of Motion
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Replying Affidavit
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Heads of Argument
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Affidavits Jackson and Dowries
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Affidavits Sunde
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2016 10 31
Amaqamu & Emakhasaneni v Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Land Reform; Land Claim; Competing Land Claims; Land Claims Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Land Claims Court
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2016 11 17
ABSA Bank v Moore
  • Brusson Finance; Reverse Mortgage; Banking; Housing; Constitutional Court; 2016

    Judgment in the Constitutional Court
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2016 10 21