Tag: Constitutional Court

ConCourt considers dignity of unborn human life

By Cause For Justice After hearing arguments in the Voice of the Unborn case today, the Constitutional Court must decide several weighty questions. At first glance, it needs to consider whether all parents have the right to bury the remains of their unborn children. On a much deeper level, however, […]

Christian group approaches Concourt to interdict Ramaphosa on mandatory vaccinations

By Kailene Pillay — originally published in iol news The South African National Christian Forum (SANCF) has approached the Constitutional Court to urgently interdict the government from declaring the Covid-19 vaccination mandatory. The SANCF filed papers in the apex court citing President Cyril Ramaphosa and cabinet ministers as respondents. The […]

Concourt decision in Qwelane: implications for religious speech

Adcocate Nadene Badenhorst legal counsel to Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) unpacks the implications for religious speech arising from the recent ‘Qwelane judgment’ in the Constitutional Court On July 30 the Constitutional Court handed down a unanimous judgment in the controversial and long-awaited case of Jon Qwelane versus the SA Human […]

Constitutional Court reserves judgment in application for right of independents to contest elections

By Teresa Conradie Yesterday the Constitutional Court heard application by the New Nation Movement (NNM), Princess Chantal Revell of the First Nation people and two other applicants requesting the court to declare the Electoral Act unconstitutional for as far as it does not allow eligible South African citizens to stand […]