Category: amicus curiae

High court proceedings: Pleadings joinder costs

Hlophe JP v Freedom Under Law    In considering the nature and effect of proceedings in the high court a full bench confirmed that in none of the cited judgments is an affidavit equated to a pleading. “The common thread...

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Emotional shock principles: Amicus curiae application

R K v Minister of Basic Education Emotional shock principles considered in great detail by the SCA and stressed the importance of a detectable psychiatric injury as being the foundation for such claims. “It is clear from...

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Communications interception thwarted: RICA unconstitutional ?

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Religious doctrine: Arbitration appropriate

De Lange v Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa for the time being (CCT223/14) [2015] ZACC 35 (24 November 2015) per Moseneke DCJ [unanimous] According to the media summary the Constitutional Court refused...

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