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For over 25 years, the Legalbrief current awareness service has been trusted and relied upon by legal and other professionals as the foremost source of up-to-date, relevant and comprehensive legal news.

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Legalbrief Today, delivered to subscribers each weekday morning, provides subscribers with executive summaries of relevant legal news, analysis and policy developments from South Africa and the rest of the world. Legalbrief Today is FREE to registered South African Law students.

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Legalbrief Africa is a FREE weekly e-news service that is sponsored by the International Bar Association (IBA), delivered each Monday morning. It aims to provide access to current and relevant news on legal and human rights issues in Africa.

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Legalbrief A Matter of Justice is a FREE e-newsletter issued to subscribers every Tuesday morning. Carmel Rickard, an award-winning legal writer who is highly regarded locally and abroad, unpacks important judgments and other legal issues.

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