Litigation Manuals

One of SALC’s core objectives is to provide technical support to local lawyers to engage in human rights litigation. To this end, SALC has produced litigation manuals which provide a step by step guide to constructing legal arguments and referencing international and regional law and comparative jurisprudence.

14 Aug 2019 Staff Writer
Navigating Litigation During Internet Shutdowns in Southern Africa...

  As of 2018, ITU estimated that 51.2% of the global population was using the internet. Much of the recent growth is occurring in Africa, which saw a 20% bump in internet users over the course of 2017. There are…

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13 Feb 2018 Staff Writer
HIV Criminalisation Defence Case Compendium...

In countries all over the world, there have been prosecutions of people living with HIV who allegedly did not disclose their HIV status prior to sex (HIV non-disclosure), were accused of exposing others to HIV (HIV exposure), and/or were accused…

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23 Sep 2016 Staff Writer
SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases on freedom of expression...

This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving freedom of expression. The manual discusses the use of foreign and international law in…

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23 Aug 2015 Staff Writer
SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases involving sexual and reproductive healt...

This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving sexual and reproductive rights. The manual focuses on two specific sexual and reproductive rights…

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23 Aug 2013 Staff Writer
SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases on HIV testing and confidentiality...

This manual provides a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts that challenge laws, policies and practices around unlawful HIV testing and breaches of confidentiality. Partners can contact SALC for hard…

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23 Aug 2012 Staff Writer
SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases on HIV discrimination...

The manual provides concrete legal arguments for use in HIV-related discrimination litigation before domestic courts. Download the full manual here.

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