Lauren Kohn is featured as a guest speaker on the Afternoon Drive show with John Maytham on Cape Talk to discuss the recent Constitutional Court judgment handed down in terms whereof the Constitutional Court ruled that the common law defence of reasonable chastisement was inconsistent with the Constitution.
Lauren Kohn is featured as a guest speaker on the Koketso Sachane Show on Cape Talk to discuss the recent Constitutional Court judgment handed down in terms whereof the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the Helen Suzman Foundation to have the Judicial Service Commission’s (JSC) deliberations on appointing judges made public. The Constitutional Court… Read More »
Lauren’s one hour live interview with Thakira Desai on Voice of the Cape 91.3 FM radio station on 22 March 2017 on transformative constitutionalism; substantive equality; redress measures and quotas. Content hosted by iono.fm The interview was the second part in a series, Constitution Matters, a joint venture on progressive constitutionalism by Voice of the Cape… Read More »
Constitutional Law lecturer Lauren Kohn speaks to John Maytham (Cape Talk / Radio 702) about the recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment of Minister of Justice v The SA Restructuring & Insolvency Practitioners Association (693/15)  ZASCA 196 in which the SCA has held that racial quotas are unconstitutional. According to the policy, 40% of appointments… Read More »
Constitutional law lecturer Lauren Kohn speaks to #NightTalk’s Gugs Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo (Cape Talk / Radio 702) about the NPA’s approach to the so-called spy tapes saga.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and two other former tax officials have been charged on counts relating to the approval of an early retirement plan for former Deputy Commissioner of South African Revenue Service Ivan Pillay: On a legal perspective, is it likely that they are going to be convicted? Michael will discuss this with Lauren… Read More »
Eusebius McKaiser from Cape Talk / Radio 702 spoke to EWN Reporter Barry Bateman, attorney and Constitutional law lecturer Lauren Kohn and Journalist and political analyst Karima Brown about the implications of the announcement on Pravin and the country. Link to the podcast on the The Best of Redi Tlhabi show: https://omny.fm/shows/the-best-of-redi-tlhabi/npa-press-conference-npa-head-shaun-abrahams-has-a?t=4m58s
In the benchmark Constitutional Court judgment of Glenister II, the majority held that “our law demands a body outside executive control to deal effectively with corruption”. This body is meant to be the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), known as the Hawks. We say “meant to be” because practice seemingly reveals the disconerting use… Read More »
The Judicial services commission is deliberating on the future of the Supreme Court, it held interviews in Cape Town. Lauren spoke to the SABC News contributing Editor, Vuyo Mvoko, who was in Cape Town and who sat in on the interview process regarding the process. Hopes, fears and aspirations. The possible future of SA Courts,… Read More »
Thabo Mbeki’s latest attempt at historical revisionism falls horribly short of the legal mark. The former President published a letter on his Facebook page last week entitled, ‘Behind the narrative of the abuse of state power was a larger goal’. In revisiting – nearly a decade after the fact – his notorious decision to remove… Read More »