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Courts and accountability in South Africa

Geoff Budlender is a human rights lawyer who helped found South Africa’s Legal Resource Centre (LRC) – a public interest law firm that has served the country’s poor and indigent, particularly in the face of apartheid legislation. In his Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture last week, he responded to ongoing struggles concerning the separation of powers in … Continue reading

Kudos to the LRC for supporting human rights in South Africa for 30 years

I received news this morning (from Harvey Dale, the President of the Southern African Legal Services Foundation) that the Legal Resource Centre just released its annual report: They are celebrating thirty years of upholding the rule of law in South Africa and providing legal services there to the poor and the vulnerable. They were instrumental … Continue reading