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Top global lawyer gives back to South Africa

One of the top four mergers and acquisitions lawyers in the world operates out of an office in Africa's commercial heart. Peter Tshisevhe will not step away from a fight, and his fight now is for excellence: "We need our best and brightest to create the environment where we all grow" he says of South Africa.

Alan Dershowitz: ‘An unworthy set of reflexive assumptions?’

Watch the broadcast of Dershowitz's statements, and the responses by both Morgan and University of Cape Town academic Kelly Phelps on Media Club South...

Assessors can decide verdict on facts at Pistorius trial

Instead of relying on a jury of peers, the South African justice system makes provision for assessors. They are highly skilled, legally trained people selected by the judge, if he or she feels the need. In the Oscar Pistorius trial, there are two assessors, who may overrule the judge on a verdict when it comes to the facts of the case.

Zuma appoints new Public Protector

Zuma appoints new Public Protector

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Thulisile Madonsela, an advocate with extensive experience in constitutional, human rights and equality law, as South Africa's new Public Protector.

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