Law and disorder: judges and advocates under siege at high court

A number of advocates and judges have been attacked by criminals at Johannesburg High Court.
A number of advocates and judges have been attacked by criminals at Johannesburg High Court.
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Johannesburg lawyers and judges are under siege by armed thugs operating in and around the city’s high court precinct.

Criminals have, since the beginning of December, attacked three advocates leaving the courthouse.

Now lawyers are threatening legal action.

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