Concourt places Rivonia Primary’s admissions under state control

The education department has the power to override a school’s admission policy, the Constitutional Court found on Thursday.

It upheld, in part, an appeal against a judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), holding that the head of the … Read the rest

Rivonia Primary case in Constitutional Court to determine fate of ‘Model C’ schools

The court case between the Gauteng education department and Rivonia Primary School over admission policies is crucial for access to education, Section27 said on Wednesday.

“The Constitutional Court’s decision in the case is a crucial one for the future of … Read the rest

No extradition of murderers from South Africa unless assurances on death penalty

A Botswana national wanted for murder may not be extradited unless that country gives assurances he would not face the death penalty, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday.

Justice Edwin Cameron said it would be a breach of the statutory … Read the rest