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south africaSouth Africa Constitutional Court invalidates protest law          

Source: Jurist

November 20, 2018

The Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled Monday that a law that criminalized failure to give notice to a municipality of a gathering of more than 15 people is unconstitutional.

The court found that the law violated the guarantee of Section 17 of the Constitution that “[e]veryone has the right, peacefully and unarmed, to assemble, to demonstrate, to picket and to present petitions.” Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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Work On! Constitutional Court of South Africa invites applications for foreign law clerks (rolling deadline)

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IMG_0900CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FOREIGN LAW CLERKS

The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks.  Candidates may be appointed to start as soon as 1 July 2014.

Background

South Africa continues to be regarded as one of the most intriguing and compelling examples of constitutionalism in the transition to democracy.  Its Constitution is viewed as one of the world’s most progressive founding charters. Leer el resto de esta entrada »