East Africa: Judge Issues Landmark Opinion in Sexual Assault Cases
The judgment is written in a clinical, dispassionate tone even though it concerns an almost unspeakable crime. We have become used to stronger language from South Africa's … Read more »
August 15, 2017
Southern Africa: Regional Lawyers Stand Up for Justice
Lawyers and their organisations continue in the forefront of Africa's democratic struggles - that much was clear from this year's conference of the SADC Lawyers Association, held… Read more »
May 09, 2017
Uganda: Costly Lesson for Tabloid That Picked On a Chief Justice
Not a good idea to defame a Chief Justice, even one that has retired. Read more »
June 06, 2016
Africa: Has Habre Trial Provided Legal Blueprint?
The verdict has been handed down - former Chadian dictator Hissene Habré is guilty of crimes against humanity. However, Legalbrief reports that the jury is still out on… Read more »
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