What would the legalisation of medical marijuana do to people’s lives? What would it change? If something could help with your fight against cancer, would you try it?
Are you not happy with your salary? Why not just go on strike, like so many people in South Africa. The only problem is that you might get fired, like the cast of Generations
After a long battle with cancer, Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, MP for the IFP, took his own life. Mario asked Zuma earlier this year to legalise medical marijuana, let’s see if this will have an effect on that.
There is no love lost between Discovery Health and personal injury law form, Ronald Bobruff & Partners. Both parties have sent letters to old and existing members, telling them what shits the other one is.
For such a lot of zero’s you would assume there was a pretty significant and monumental reason behind this lawsuit; and there is!
Today in the Constitutional Court Auction Alliance won a long running case against the Estate Agency Affairs Board. The Constitutional Court has now confirmed a previous order of the Western Cape High Court which declared sections of the Estate Agency Affairs Act and the Financial Intelligence Centre Act as unconstitutional and invalid. Auction Alliance’s legal council, [...]
Speaking at the ANC’s 102nd birthday celebrations at KaNyamazane near Nelspruit, Jacob urged the crowed to vote for the ANC, in order to allow the party to change unspecified aspects of the country’s constitution.
If you recall, we posted a story last week about Kanye West’s showstopping proposal to Kim Kardashian. Later, we managed to acquire some actual video footage of the proposal – and it is that video footage that is now involved in a major court case, where Kim K is looking to sue YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting a video of the proposal online at his new Internet venture MixBit.
Facebook’s suits are losing their minds over a small app developer in the States who developed a service with a unique selling point of limiting a user’s time on the social network. Break Your Facebook is a self-help tool of sorts, which aides in weaning otherwise-busy GenY-yuppies from social media addiction, freeing up time for work or, you know, real life.
The Daily Maverick caught up with Mail & Guardian editor in chief, Chris Roper to discuss the R500 million defamation suit brought against the paper by the notorious Gupta family. They’re suing the Sunday Times for the same amount – putting their claim at a cool R1 billion.
Ladies and gentlemen, it could be one for the record books! The Mail & Guardian reports that the Gupta family is suing the newspaper for R500 million, in what may well be the largest media defamation suit in the history of South Africa. According to the M&G, “The case relates to an article published in the M&G in March [...]
Now that Oscar has been given bail and granted the right to travel, conversation has returned to his statement and how it will hold up in a court of law. We have investigated the alternatives.
‘Don’t count your chickens before they hatch” is an idiome Amanda Knox might have missed when she popped the champagne after her murder conviction was overturned in October, 2011 – an acquittal that has been overturned – again..
This article popped up last week on iol, which explains why it has taken so long for us to find out about it. Wowsers, can you believe that it is now legal for children aged between 12 and 16 to engage in consensual sexual activities with each other? Seriously. Read on.
Australia has decided that search results that Google publishes amount to content that the company “publishes”, and is therefore responsible for.
Facebook recently entered the South African legal domain when the Durban High Court held that it is permissible for documents to be served through the social media platform. This begs the question though – what’s coming next?
South African legal history was made in the Durban High Court yesterday when Judge Esther Steyn agreed to allow the service of a legal notice on a man being sued to be posted on his Facebook page.
I know, today was supposed to be Facebook’s special moment, but when a sovereign state threatens to sue a corporation like Google, it’s sort of a thing. Especially when a sovereign state sues a corporation because of a disagreement over how a map should be labelled. Seriously.
The American Senate has officially begun holding hearings on the the ‘Internet Blacklist Bill,’ also known as the “PROTECT IP Act” or the “Stop Online Piracy Act.” It is potentially the most harmful bit of Internet censorship legislation to date, and you should know what’s going to happen if it passes.
Remember the Millionaires Club of advocates, who were under investigation for sucking the Road Accident Fund dry? Well those 13 naughty members of the Pretoria bar have been punished for ill-gotten gains. The case, which commenced exactly a month ago in the Pretoria High Court, closed today with six of the lawyers being struck off the roll, and a further seven receiving suspensions.