Category: Edwin Cameron

Res judicata examined: Issue estoppel included

Ascendis Animal Health (Pty) Ltd v Merck Sharpe Dohme Corporation    Res judicata examined and Constitutional Court failed to achieve a majority decision which meant that the judgment of the high court was not overturned. ...

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Indigenous minority languages: Froneman J’s concurrence

Gelyke Kanse v University of Stellenbosch    Indigenous minority languages considered by the Constitutional Court and decided that it was “impossible to set aside or override its conclusion that it was not reasonably...

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Indigenous minority languages: Diminished use and status

Gelyke Kanse v University of Stellenbosch    Indigenous minority languages considered by the Constitutional Court and decided that it was “impossible to set aside or override its conclusion that it was not reasonably...

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Plascon-Evans restated: Resolving factual disputes

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Land reform considered: Special master appointed

Mwelase v DG: Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Land reform considered and the Land Claims Court directed itself properly and scrupulously to the facts before it which showed failing institutional functionality of...

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Legality principle examined: Comparing PAJA reviews

Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality v Asla Construction (Pty) Ltd Legality principle examined and dissenting judgment deals in some detail why it cannot agree with everything stated in the majority judgment. “In...

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Asylum seeker applications: Principle of non-refoulement

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