n Without Prejudice - Editor's note
|Article Title||Editor's note|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Feb 2013|
In the December issue of without prejudice Carmel Rickard wrote on the late former Chief Justice, Arthur Chaskalson's speech made to the Cape Law Society on November 9 criticising the proposed Legal Practice Bill for the detrimental impact it would have on the legal profession. Not even one month later, on December 1, he had died leaving those in high places a powerful message about the Legal Practice Bill, "But first I want to lay the foundation for the proposition that the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession are central pillars of our constitutional democracy and that we should be astute to ensure that there is no erosion of these fundamental principles."
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