A Coming Together of Public Interest Law Practitioners in South Africa.

23-24 July 2015.

Venue: University of the Witwatersrand, School of Law.

Topics to be explored include:

  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Recent Strategic Litigation on the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000
  • Sentencing Reform
  • The Public Interest Legal Services Sector: Perspectives on Impact, Collaboration and Funding for Social Change
  • Watching Briefs
  • Reckless Lending and Emolument Attachment Orders
  • Respecting and Protecting the Rights to Freedom of Expression: Using Courts to Protect Human Rights Defenders in Southern Africa
  • Strategic Litigation and Transnational Fora
  • Social Assistance Advocacy and Litigation to Make Human Rights Real
  • The Dladla Judgment and the Provision of Temporary Alternative Accommodation

Registration: Opens June 15th and Closes July 17th 2015

Registration Link: Click here

*PILG is organised through a coordinating committee consisting of the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS), Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR), the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), ProBono.Org, Section27, the Socio-economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) and the University of the Witwatersrand, School of Law.

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