HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
Constitutional damages: Recent decisions in focus
Jun 14, 2018
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Michelle Toxopeüs

This brief explores the concept of “constitutional damages” in South Africa and why they were awarded to the loved ones and survivors in the Life Esidimeni arbitration, but not to Michael Komape’s family.

Reflections on the Minimum Wage Bill
Jun 13, 2018
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Jade Tess Weiner

This brief considers the current status of the National Minimum Wage Bill, its limitations and whether its impact will achieve its intended purpose – to advance economic development and social justice.

Judging the Judges
May 10, 2018
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Jade Weiner

This Brief considers circumstances in which judges can be impeached for gross misconduct specifically considering the case of Judge Nkola Motata