The principle argument as to why women should remove the niqab in court seems compelling, but it is based on flawed assumptions.
South Africa is seeing a growing body of class action.
A change in South African law promises to protect defaulting home owners from abuse by unscrupulous operators who snap up people's homes for a song.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma seems to be making a final push to secure the nuclear power deal before his tenure comes to an end. But it won't be easy.
Many who represent themselves in court fail to make it through the process, have their case dismissed or lose what otherwise would have been a winning case.
South Africa's Public Protector, has been exposed as incompetent after trying to meddle with the constitutional mandate of the country's central bank.
'If we can’t understand our rights, we have no rights.' But efforts are being made to rebalance the inequalities.
New research shows distrust of atheists is pervasive. This could affect the credibility of witnesses.
The Supreme Court may soon hear a case on data-driven criminal sentencing. Research suggests that algorithms are not as good as we think they are at making these decisions.
Local and national authorities are curtailing civil liberties in the name of 'security'.
South Africa's power utility Eskom wants regulatory reporting requirements waived. The country's regulator faces possible court action if it agrees.
A ruling by a South African court makes it unlikely that the country will see any nuclear development in the foreseeable future.
The Cape High Court ruling which declared South Africa's nuclear energy plan as illegal may have put paid President Jacob Zuma's ambitions of clinching the deal while he is still in office.
We live in a probabilistic world. The courts need to catch up – and start training juries in statistics.
In Oregon and Washington, the costs of seeking and administering the death penalty have increased significantly since the 1980s.
Entities at the centre of the storm engulfing South Africa's social grants distribution system have claimed to be champions of financial inclusion. The claim in itself is scandalous.
Augmented reality and holographic projections could hold benefits for victims testifying against sexual assault.
The unfolding social grant payment crisis in South Africa threatens the livelihoods of a third of the country's population.
All eyes are on the next move from President Jacob Zuma after he survived a bid from senior ANC colleagues to remove him. The fallout is expected to be focused on the economic cluster of government.
Former South Africa's President, Thab Mbeki, has made a remarkable intervention that condemns parliament's failure to act against President Jacob Zuma. But he is eight years too late.