"And yet I have been to accredited institutions where the books are sparse. The mind boggles.
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Teaching Law, Practicing as Advocate for own account. Specializations in criminal law, law relating to NGO's, NPC's, particularly dealing with the social welfare sector and the post school education industry and administrative law. Resigned as chair of APPETD legal advisory committee.
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Member of the National Bar Council of South Africa.
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Hallo Carla, Ja, 'n mens weet nooit hoe die Minister gaan reageer nie, so julle moet dalk regsaan. Wat die brander aanbetref, ek dink dit is dalk die enigste manier wat ons 'n reaksie gaan uitlok en as dit negatief is soos die Mary Metcalfe geval moet ons reg wees om vir ons belange op te staan. Ek bedoel nou nie revolusies of iets nie, maar ons het darem ook 'n stem.