Van Breda expert witness never worked in forensic lab - State

2017-10-16 16:54

The expert DNA witness hired by Henri Van Breda’s defence team has never worked in a forensic laboratory, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Van Breda media coverage matter heads to Supreme Court

2017-04-06 12:51

Western Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai has refused the State and Henri van Breda leave to appeal his decision to allow Van Breda's murder trial to be livestreamed, but they will now take the matter to the Supreme Court.

My chances are favourable – Judge Siraj Desai on Public Protector bid

2016-07-08 07:32

News24 sits down with Public Protector nominee Judge Siraj Desai, who currently sits as a high court judge in the Western Cape, to discuss his chances of replacing Thuli Madonsela.

Not all garnishee orders invalid - expert

2015-07-10 14:42

Not all garnishee orders are suddenly invalid, according to a legal expert, following a Western Cape High Court ruling that garnishee orders were “unlawful and invalid".

Denel land grab case to be heard in June

2015-04-21 18:00

Although the matter of housing is urgent in South Africa, the Western Cape High Court can only hear cases regarding a land grab in Khayelitsha in June because legal processes need to be followed, Judge Siraj Desai has ruled.

Heyns murder case postponed for 7 days

2013-06-06 20:31

The State is entitled to a seven-day postponement in the case of three men held for crimes against slain Dr Louis Heyns, the Western Cape High Court has ruled.

Lifers granted day parole

2012-12-24 22:08

Four offenders sentenced to life imprisonment will be released on parole, the department of correctional services has said.

ANC hails 'landmark' schools judgment

2012-12-21 16:21

The Western Cape High Court ruling to halt the closure of 17 schools in the new year is a groundbreaking judgement, provincial ANC chairperson Marius Fransman has said.

School closures: Parents vow to fight

2012-12-19 18:12

Dozens of parents and teachers banged on court furniture and chanted the words "not without a fight" in the Western Cape High Court.

WATCH: Judge Desai inspects former Van Breda family home

An in loco inspection took place at the De Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch on Tuesday, on day two of the Van Breda family murder trial. Judge Siraj Desai led a convey to the scene where the brutal axe attack took place in January 2015. Watch.

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Van Breda trial to start without livestreaming

2017-03-27 12:42

Both the State and murder accused Henri van Breda’s legal team intend appealing the Western Cape High Court’s decision to allow his trial to be livestreamed, with conditions.

Govt acts on garnishee 'abuse' in public sector

2015-09-03 20:30

The gGovernment has appointed a company to investigate the abuse of emolument attachment orders, also known as garnishee orders, in the public services sector.

Garnishee judgment 'victory' for poor - commission

2015-07-09 13:32

The SA Human Rights Commission has welcomed a judgment on garnishee orders, saying the poor do not always have the means to challenge decisions.

Lawyer defends Zuma's integrity

2013-08-23 17:38

Allegations that President Jacob Zuma is corrupt are untrue and uncalled for, his lawyer has told the Western Cape High Court.

Western Cape schools interdict explained

2013-03-20 14:30

The reasons for granting an urgent interdict stopping the closure of 17 schools have been handed down by the Western Cape High Court.

Court ruling 'disappointing' - MEC Grant

2012-12-21 22:24

An interdict halting the closure of 17 schools in the Western Cape was a "loss of opportunity" for learners, provincial education MEC Donald Grant has said.

Reprieve for four Cape schools

2012-12-19 20:25

The closure of four Western Cape schools will be stopped if certain conditions are met, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Court hears bid to halt school closure

2012-12-18 18:11

A full bench of the Western Cape High Court began hearing argument in a court bid to halt the closure of 18 schools on the Cape Flats and further afield.

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