PUBLIC INTEREST LAW GATHERING: A COMING TOGETHER OF PUBLIC INTEREST LAW PRACTITIONERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Salc : Staff Writer

Date: 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: https://goo.gl/DYMdJ0 

*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.

www.publicinterestlawgathering.com