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#MeToo – 16 Days of Activism

#MeToo - A woman silenced by violence and sexual abuse.

As we observe the global 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, we have been moved to reflect on the portrayal, images and experiences of women in our society, especially in light of recent events in the media.

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Roadblocks? Don’t panic!

Roadblocks Cape Town - DUI

Roadblocks may be set up for a variety of reasons, and many daytime roadblocks are designed to check drivers’ licences, examine the roadworthiness of vehicles, and chase up unpaid fines for motoring offences. But it’s the ones at night that set our hearts racing when we see the blue lights up ahead.

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Served with a protection order? What you need to know

Protection order South Africa

Protection order is an order used by a court to protect a person or business. If you are a landlord and have been served with a protection order by your tenant, what does this mean and what should you do about it?

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Medical marijuana South Africa – a licensed affair

Medical marijuana South Africa

Medical Marijuana

As we covered previously, on 31 March the Western Cape High Court ruled that marijuana (cannabis or dagga) can be used by adults in the privacy of their own homes, and may be cultivated for private use. Even before that groundbreaking verdict, South Africans were using marijuana privately for medicinal use, and were doing so legally. So has anything changed as a result of the High Court decision?

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