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Return of 26 farms to Prudhoe Community

6 August 2018 - The South African government recently sought permission to appeal a court decision handed down in April of 2018, which returned...

LRC APPOINTS NEW NATIONAL DIRECTOR

1 August 2018 - The LRC has announced the appointment of Nersan Govender as its new National Director. Mr. Govender will officially join the...

EASTERN CAPE COMMUNITY’S RIGHT TO ACCESS SUFFICIENT WATER

28 June 2018 - For years, residents of a small village called Mmangweni in the Eastern Cape have walked long distances and waited for...

HISTORIC SILICOSIS CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT REACHED

3 May 2018 - The Legal Resources Centre - working together with Abrahams Kiewitz and Richard Spoor Attorneys - has reached the first class...

LAUNCH OF GEORGE BIZOS HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD

LAUNCH OF GEORGE BIZOS HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD – 11 March 2018 The Legal Resources Centre of South Africa has announced the establishment of the George Bizos...

SADC TRIBUNAL CASE

SADC TRIBUNAL CASE - 5 February 2018 Advocate Michael Bishop from the LRC’s Constitutional Litigation Unit, representing the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, argued before the...

LAND CLAIMS COURT CASE

LAND CLAIMS COURT CASE - 31 January 2018 The LRC made an application for contempt of court on behalf of the LRC’s client, the Wildebeestkuil Land...

LANDMARK RULING BY WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT

LANDMARK RULING BY WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT – 24 JANUARY 2018 The LRC, representing the Social Justice Coalition (“SJC”), won an important case late last month...