BLA comes to legal eagle Tembeka Ngcukaitobi's defence

2017-08-20 19:01

The Black Lawyers Association has said that it fully supports Tembeka Ngcukaitobi in his role as a legal representative for all South Africans who seek his expertise.

Stop feeding us crumbs, Black Lawyers Association tells govt

2017-07-14 16:51

The Black Lawyers Association says that the legal briefs given by government to black lawyers are merely the crumbs that have fallen from the trays of their white male colleagues.

Nigeria kidnappping barbaric - BLA

2014-05-20 18:20

Nigerian militant group Boko Haram's kidnapping of schoolgirls is both barbaric and cowardly, the Black Lawyers Association says.

BLA may join Mpofu application for fees

2013-06-24 13:41

The Black Lawyers Association is considering teaming up with lawyer Dali Mpofu in his court application to seek legal fees for representing Marikana mineworkers at the Farlam inquiry.

JSC in talks on transformation

2013-04-08 14:41

The Judicial Service Commission has been in discussions about a call by one of its members, to "come clean" on the appointment of white men as judges.

Govt obliged to pay Marikana bill - BLA

2012-11-02 22:07

Government should pay the legal fees of the miners injured or arrested in the Marikana shooting, the Black Lawyers Association says.

ConCourt untouchable, black lawyers say

2012-02-16 20:59

The executive and the legislature do not have the power to amend or review the Constitutional Court's powers, the Black Lawyers' Association says.


Zuma instructs justice minister to look into black lawyers' concerns

2017-07-14 18:46

President Jacob Zuma has instructed Justice Minister Michael Masutha to look into concerns the Black Lawyers Association has raised about discrimination and unequal pay.

Insults, threats against Masipa undermine judiciary - BLA

2014-09-17 14:14

The Black Lawyers Association has joined the Law Society of SA in condemning vitriolic comments against Judge Thokozile Masipa, saying it is worried these criticisms are directed at her gender and race.

Opposition to Mogoeng complaint

2013-08-13 22:17

Several legal organisations and NGOs have opposed a complaint calling for the impeachment of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Law society elects new co-chairs

2013-04-22 16:24

The Law Society of SA has elected Black Lawyers' Association vice president Kathleen Matolo-Dlepu and attorney David Bekker as its new co-chairs.

Magistrate strike unheard of - lawyers

2013-03-20 19:25

It is unheard of in South Africa for members of the judiciary to embark on a strike, the Black Lawyers' Association says.

Judges shortlist 'worrisome'

2012-08-30 22:33

A shortlist of candidate judges drawn up by the Judicial Service Commission does not comply with the Constitution and is "worrisome", the Black Lawyers' Association says.

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