READ: NewLaw disrupts BigLaw through innovation, design and access to justice
The legal sector is being disrupted by legal tech and innovation as well as consumers’ increasing need for more efficient legal services at lower cost: What does the future hold for the practice of law? And can ‘doing law differently’ signal better access to justice?
15 March 2021
READ: One ID to rule them all
Can South Africa become a digitally evolved economy? In short, the answer is yes. But the question remains whether we will embrace open data-flow policies that make digital business activities more accessible and reassure citizens of robust privacy protections and digital security.
17 February 2021
LISTEN: Are SA's gun laws strict enough to protect us?
In the wake of the Christchurch shootings, advocate Jackie Nagtegaal dissects our gun laws and identifies SA's biggest gun problem. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed to change the country's firearm laws in response to Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques, that left 49 people dead.
16 March 2019
READ: How Judge Desai will determine Henri van Breda's sentence
We often celebrate or, at times, are outraged by the sentences given to offenders for their crimes. As a public, we're either satisfied that the punishment fits the crime, or convinced that justice has failed us. However, how jail time is determined in South Africa depends on various factors.
5 June 2018
WATCH: Dispute Resolution in the Community
The African School of Mediation based in that city will train a group of women to resolve conflict and educate their communities about their rights. To tell us more about this project is founder of the institution Adv. Jackie Nagtegaal and Elsie Funa, one of the ladies who will be trained there.
9 August 2015
PANEL: FORBES Women Who Lead Summit
Listen to Bisila Bokoko, a Spanish-African-American businesswoman, Naleli Rugege, a fashion designer, performing poet and stylist from Rwanda, Jackie Nagtegaal, a futurist and CEO, Lipco Law for All, as well as Dr Jackie Chimhanzi, CEO, The African Leadership Institute (AfLI).
15 March 2021
READ: 'Warrior' portal puts resources at women's fingertips
Wakefield, in collaboration with LawForAll insurance and SweepSouth cleaning services has launched South Africa’s first comprehensive information and resource portal for domestic abuse and gender-based violence, called the “The Warrior Project”.
7 August 2019
LISTEN: 10 days paternity leave for dads a 'baby step' in right direction
The legal organisation Law For All says the government still has a long way to go in creating equitable parental leave. The legal organisation Law For All says the government still has a long way to go in creating equitable parental leave. This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa officially signed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill into law.
27 November 2018
LISTEN: Demerit system for errant drivers has many 'gaping holes'
A bill that will introduce a demerit system for errant drivers has finally been passed by the National Assembly.
Legal expert advocate Jackie Nagtegaal says administration will be the biggest challenge facing the implementation of the bill.
6 September 2017
READ: The Cost of Rape: Seeking Justice in South Africa
Violent crime in South Africa is rife and horrific, but the prevalence of sexual assault and rape has led to South Africa being dubbed “the rape capital of the world”. Unfortunately, the criminal justice system is failing survivors as few cases are reported and even less get justice. Do the Civil Courts offer an appropriate alternative and what does compensation look like locally and internationally?
7 September 2018
READ: Writing the future of the justice system
Covid-19 has arrived and it has shown that the world is unequal. The systems we’ve created work only for a few - the justice system being one of them. There is no denying we need a strong injection of hope and optimism during this time. Adv Jackie Nagtegaal, futurist and managing director of Law For All, believes that in order for that to take shape, we need perspectives and ideas that can help us envision the future.
6 May 2020