Fonds AG3361 - Legal Resources Centre, Constitutional Litigation Unit, Records

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Legal Resources Centre, Constitutional Litigation Unit, Records


  • 1954-2006 (Creation)

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The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) was established during the Apartheid era as a non-profit organisation. It became a champion in supporting the rights of those who were oppressed by an unjust legal system and oppressive government. After the establishment of a democratic government in 1994, the LRC mandate extended to enforce the rights established in the new Constitution and Bill of Rights.

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This collection consists mainly of court records from various trials, which were handled by the LRC Constitutional Litigation Unit.

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Section 8.3 has been restricted for acces. Permission to use these records has to be obtained from the Director of the Legal Resources Centre.

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