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Oscar Pistorius – A Knife Edge For The Blade Runner?

Oscar Pistorius - A Knife Edge For The Blade Runner

Oscar Pistorius, just when freedom seemed so close the Supreme Court of Appeal had other ideas. As has been widely reported in the news, the verdict of culpable homicide in the case of the State versus Oscar Pistorius has been overturned on appeal and instead a verdict of murder has been returned.

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16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women & Children

16 Days of Activism

 

25 November marks the start of the 16th annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women & Children. This is an international campaign that seeks to raise awareness of the plight of many women and children who suffer violence as a regular occurrence. Here in South Africa, the rape capital of the world, the campaign has particular poignancy.

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Are you in a relationship with a narcissist?

Narcissist relationship help

 

You meet the love of your life. Charming, attractive, confident, attentive, like you in many ways… what more could you ask for? Maybe you even tie the knot. Then gradually you begin to notice a change in your partner’s behaviour towards you.

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Arrested unlawfully? Don’t wait for the worst to happen

Arrested Unlawfully in South Africa

Arrested unlawfully

Don’t wait for the worst to happen. We’ve written about arrestees’ right in the past, but the recent student protest action both here in Cape Town and across the country, especially at the Union Buildings, has seen a police response out of proportion to the threat posed by students protesting peacefully with a legitimate grievance; and we feel it is important to repeat the process you should follow in the event of arrest.

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Harassment Online – You don’t have to put up with it

Harassment online | SD Law Blog

 

Barely a day goes by without some new scandal or harrassment making the rounds on social media. Usually it involves a celebrity and is generally an exaggerated account of a minor social gaffe. It is soon made to go away by the celeb’s PR team and life goes on. It’s just one of the risks of being in the public eye. But sometimes … in fact all too often … ordinary private individuals also fall victim to this sort of public humiliation.

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Womens Rights – How far have we really come?

Womens Rights

Women’s Rights – August is Women’s Day in South Africa. Although the celebrations centre around the 9th, Women’s Day, in fact the whole month is given over to a reminder and celebration of the role women play in advancing human rights and helping to create a fairer society.

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Will you secure your families future?

Will and family law

I’m young – why should I make a will?

Wills deal with the distribution of assets after death, so most people think of them as an end-of-life issue. Why would someone in the prime of life want to think about what happens after their death?

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