oa De Rebus - IBA celebrates the Magna Carta : news
|Article Title||IBA celebrates the Magna Carta : news|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jul 2015|
|Pages||7 - 11|
The International Bar Association recently celebrated the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta by holding a conference in Cape Town in May. Topics discussed at the celebratory event included the role of lawyers in upholding democracy and upholding the rights of individuals; challenges to judicial independence; maintaining limits on government power in modern states; and the recognition and application of equality.
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