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Establishment of Arthur Chaskalson Pupillage Fellowshihp

The LRC and the Cape Bar have established a fellowship for formal training in the practice of an advocate, which will be awarded annually to historically-disadvantaged candidates to help transform the legal profession in South Africa.  Recipients will receive stipends totaling ZAR100,000 during their year of pupillage, and subject to the availability of positions and

Taxation Without Representation Case Before the Limpopo High Court

The LRC has launched a case on behalf of 12 individuals in the Limpopo High Court against seven Limpopo traditional authorities, the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, and the Limpopo Premier in order to challenge the taxes that tribal leaders impose on villagers. The South African Constitution provides that only elected legislative bodies may

Landmark Silicosis Class Action Case Before the Johannesburg High Court

The Johannesburg High court heard an application by Gold Fields, Anglo American SA and other gold mining companies to appeal against its earlier judgment to certify the largest class action lawsuit in Africa.  Working together with two other law firms, the LRC has brought a consolidated class action lawsuit on behalf of gold mineworkers affected

The Road to Freedom – Lecture by George Bizos at Wits University

George Bizos delivered The Road to Freedom as part of the Freedom Month Lecture Series at the University of the Witwatersrand.  Bizos is Senior Counsel at the Legal Resources Centre’s Constitutional Litigation Unit.  He represented Walter Sisulu and Nelson Mandela in the Treason and Rivonia trials. He appeared before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission representing the families