Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
Social justice discourses become contaminated if some are made mouth-dead. Without a diversity of views justice is not served optimally, writes Nico Koopman.
A large part of Batohi’s job has been about winning over the public and restoring confidence in the organisation. It is about the optics. Her media strategy has been questionable, creating the impression that she is overwhelmed, writes Mandy Wiener.
Sources within both organisations say relations are poor, undermined by distrust and a fight for control of cases. To a degree, this is hampering investigations into complex commercial crimes but overall, insiders say things are happening and the wheels are turning. Action is happening, writes Mandy Wiener.
"Even with people that you can trust, if the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it."
Inclusive justice implies that we seek justice in the framework of intersectionality. That means that we acknowledge the interwovenness of various injustices: racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, ableism, ageism, even ecocide, writes Nico Koopman.
Advocate Shamila Batohi on Friday began her term as Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). Here are ten top priorities that she should tackle.
President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed advocate Shamila Batohi as the new Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). Here are ten top priorities that she should tackle.
Political and legal experts believe that former president Jacob Zuma's court appearance is only the beginning of a long legal battle.
Justice Minister Michael Masutha must take a victim impact statement by Limpho Hani into consideration when deciding anew if her husband’s killer, Janusz Walus, should be released on parole, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.
Why were activists able to summon the sustained courage to defeat a ghastly regime yet today there seems to be so little of the same ingredient in stock to take the difficult decisions, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
Public frustration over the lack of prosecutions for those involved in the grand corruption that characterised state capture is understandable, writes Gareth Newham
For us in South Africa, restitution has become a very important aspect of restorative justice, because it is about "restoring a thing to its proper owner", and "the reparation for an injury" as the South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary describes it. In this respect I dare to say that apartheid will not be put to bed until every person has a piece of land or a house, writes Chris Jones.
There are numerous reports over the last decade about the parlous state of our forensic services including inadequate substandard toxicology laboratories. Yet, government does nothing, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement to create the Scorpions 2.0 is the most exciting development in the fight against corruption in a decade. But making it a reality is going to be a mighty challenge, writes Mandy Wiener.
To blame Tutu, the TRC and the language of forgiveness is to blame those millions of us who make forgiveness cheap, who adhere to forgiveness without repentance and restitution, writes Nico Koopman.
The advisory panel appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to identify and conduct interviews with individuals for the position of the Head of the National Prosecuting Authority has met for the first time.
A normal SMS would not do it, but one the provides receipt or verification that the SMS was delivered has legal standing.
Tutu is often criticised for advocating a kind of reconciliation that lets white beneficiaries of apartheid injustice off the hook. But this criticism isn’t fair, writes Thaddeus Metz.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has acknowledged that the legal profession in the country is still sexist and that female lawyers remain sidelined in almost all areas of practice.
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