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Sauzier on Evidence: Introduction to the Law of Evidence in Seychelles (Second Edition)

This book contains a collection of lectures on the Seychelles Law of Evidence by Judge André Sauzier, whose experience as a jurist in the Seychelles spans over 50 years. Download the full publication below, or browse by Chapter using the table of contents in the left-hand column of this page.

Judge Lebohang Aaron Molete of Lesotho RIP

A senior member of the judiciary in Lesotho, Lebohang Aaron Molete, has died. He was 61. In 2010 Judge Molete was appointed as a member of the commercial court. He also sat in several significant cases as a member of a specially constituted three-person constitutional panel. He died following a stroke that had left him suffering significant complications.  

Judge Lebohang Aaron Molete, 61, a specialist in commercial law, died in Lesotho last weekend.

A report of his death in Newsworth noted  that he died on his way to hospital. Family member, Advocate Mohale Thipe, said that Judge Molete had been suffering ‘complications’ with his health.

New website of the Seychelles' judiciary to 'help ensure open justice'

The judiciary of Seychelles has launched a new website, providing access to the judgments of its courts as well as giving the judiciary a more human face. It is intended to help the public with provide resources as well as information. Everything the public needs to know about accessing legal aid, for example, can be found there, while for lawyers all the Practice Directions now become available in a single place

Take a tour of the new website

The new website is headed by a photograph of the Palais de Justice of Seychelles and it is enough to make anyone keen for a judicial appointment there or even just a visit: an elegant white building, with tall columns, palm trees and a general warm sense of calm.

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