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The Official SLSJ Facebook Page Launch

May 7, 2011 No Comments ›› David

We've launched the official Facebook page for SLSJ. Head over, click Like, and get involved! Click here to visit the SLSJ Facebook Page.

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CONSUMER POWER AND MOBILIZATION AS ACOUNTER BALANCE TO THE POWER OF CORPORATE MONOPOLIES AND GOVERNMENT

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

CONSUMER POWER AND MOBILIZATION AS ACOUNTER BALANCE TO THE POWER OF CORPORATE MONOPOLIES AND GOVERNMENT Overview of the presentation by Imraahn Ismail-Mukaddam At the seminar (September 2009) hosted by the Students for Law and Social Justice Introduction As we are all aware there is a huge and disproportionate concentration of economic power in the hands of a few Corporate Monopolies. ...

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Seminar Session : Attempting to achieve justice through the law in apartheid South Africa and today

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

Posted 23 August, 2009 - 22:55 by Emma Webber Attempting to achieve justice through the law in apartheid South Africa and today Wim Trengrove This session explores how the focus of public interest litigation has changed from under apartheid to now. Essentially, it will deal with the kind of strategic and other challenges that public interests lawyers faced ...

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Seminar Session : Litigating the KZN Slums Act

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

Posted 23 August, 2009 - 22:42 by Emma Webber Litigating the KZN Slums Act Wim Trengrove This session involves a case which Wim Trengrove recently argued before the Constitutional Court. The case is on the KZN Slums Act which is an attempt to tighten-up the provisions of the Prevention of Illegal Eviction Act so as to compel municipalities ...

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Seminar Session : The constitution and the Private law

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

Posted 23 August, 2009 - 22:37 by Emma Webber The Constitution and The Private Law : The case Study of Unfair Contracts Panel Discussion with : Edwin Cameron , Geoff Budlender, Tjakie Naude,  Rob Petersen, Jeremy Raizon (Chair) The session is intended to introduce the issues that surround the topic of ‘the Constitution and the Private Law’. ...

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NATIONAL SERVICE FOR LAW STUDENTS

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

Posted 18 August, 2009 - 21:01 by Dmitri Hess The consequence of the Legal Practice Bill means that law students will be required to do compulsory community service for a stipulated period of 200 hours during their LLB. This, however, does not go far enough to equip young lawyers with practical vocational training so as to ...

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2009 Seminar Programme

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

Posted 16 August, 2009 - 19:21 This is the Programme for the Annual Seminar. Please note that this programme is subject to change at the discretion of the organisers. The information contained in this programme is correct to the extent of the knowledge of the organisers at the time of publication. Programme Committee Link to Programme: SLSJ Annual Seminar Programme 2009

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The use of deadly force by police can be justified, but should not be encouraged.

Feb 1, 2010 No Comments ›› jskdezign

Posted 10 August, 2009 - 22:33 by Dmitri Hess http://www.mg.co.za/article/2009-08-05-cele-calls-for-greater-powers-cops "One thing we must re-look at is how to allow police to do their work. We are not encouraging rookies or cowboys, but we are not handcuffing police to die alone.” Bheki Cele. The statements by the newly appointed National Police Commissioner may, to some, seem like an ...

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