oa De Rebus - The sub judice rule and the Oscar Pistorius case : will the crime of contempt of court ex facie curiae become abrogated by disuse? : feature
Inextricably intertwined with the very fashionable concept of open justice is the question of whether contempt of court, ex facie curiae, shall now become abrogated by disuse. It has, after all, been held (by the Constitutional Court no less), that freedom of expression presupposes the right by the public to evaluate and criticise our justice system and our courts.
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