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The 3 arms of government (and why wheels need to be round)

Most of you would know that we have a Constitution that—not really so long ago—denied the rights of some of our most vulnerable citizens. It gets away with being silent on fundamental rights by outlining the separation of powers—rights protection through process. There are 3 arms that balance each other out to make sure that the [...]

By | 2015-06-11T21:25:14+00:00 June 11th, 2015|Legal writing, Personal|0 Comments

Language, law and science

I’ll be honest: I am not really a lawyer. Not the sort that’s ever wanted a practising certificate, anyway. Because, practising certificates are not exciting. What is really exciting is the idea of taking a so-called complex legal concept and writing it in a way that everyone can understand—not just lawyers and their friends. Imagine [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:20:54+00:00 March 18th, 2015|Legal writing|0 Comments