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Getting a criminal record expunged

Getting a criminal record expunged

As the country grapples with COVID-19 and the national lockdown implemented to mitigate the effects, a grim reality is that many South Africans will be left unemployed as a result thereof, and some will also be dealing with a criminal record from breaking lockdown...
Euthanasia: Legal ambivalence

Euthanasia: Legal ambivalence

The taboo topic of euthanasia is back in the media as Sean Davison, the founder of Dignity SA, has been arrested related to the suicide of his quadriplegic friend, Dr Anrich Burger, in a Cape Town hotel room in 2013. The state is charging Davison with the planned and...
Expungement of a criminal record

Expungement of a criminal record

Currently there is a high level of unemployment in South Africa and people are finding it increasingly difficult to procure employment, especially if they have a criminal record, which is usually a deterrent for a potential employer. Of course criminal records exist...