18.07.2012 | 12:00 PM
SALAN set itself to advocate for Paralegals Recognition

The Southern African Legal Assistance network (SALAN has set itself to advocate for Paralegals as a Profession in Southern African Region. In SADC region paralegal is not a profession. For a person to have legal access she/he has to hire a lawyer (private advocate) whose fees are very high. Alternatively, a poor person can visit […]

18.07.2012 | 12:00 PM
South Africa: Successful intervention by LRC

LRC intervened as amicus curiae in the matter Director of public Prosecutions, Western Cape v Prins. In their intervention of the case they sought to emphasise the rights of victims of sexual offences particularly children in both the constitution and the international and regional conventions like the Convention on the rights of the Child and […]