Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Botswana http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Botswana: Landmark Case Ends Patriarchal Inheritance System http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403370_text Families - On October 12, 2012, the High Court of Botswana issued a landmark decision on women's inheritance rights, for the first time according women the right to inherit a family home despite customary law practices. The court... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403370_text Global Legal Monitor: Botswana: Prisoner Takes Government to Court over Voting Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401441_text Elections and politics - On October 12, 2012, the High Court of Botswana issued a landmark decision on women's inheritance rights, for the first time according women the right to inherit a family home despite customary law practices. The court It was reported on July 10, 2009, that Thomas Sibanda, an inmate in the Botswana prison system, is suing the government and seeking a court order to allow him to register to vote in the upcoming... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401441_text Global Legal Monitor: Botswana: Controversial New Media Law Adopted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540973_text Freedom of the press - On October 12, 2012, the High Court of Botswana issued a landmark decision on women's inheritance rights, for the first time according women the right to inherit a family home despite customary law practices. The court It was reported on July 10, 2009, that Thomas Sibanda, an inmate in the Botswana prison system, is suing the government and seeking a court order to allow him to register to vote in the upcoming On December 31, 2008, the Government of Botswana gazetted the Media Practitioners Law, to which it had assented on December 22, even though legislators had sought to amend it, and it had been expected to undergo... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540973_text Global Legal Monitor: Botswana: Draft Code of Conduct for Politicians http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540971_text Elections and politics - On October 12, 2012, the High Court of Botswana issued a landmark decision on women's inheritance rights, for the first time according women the right to inherit a family home despite customary law practices. The court It was reported on July 10, 2009, that Thomas Sibanda, an inmate in the Botswana prison system, is suing the government and seeking a court order to allow him to register to vote in the upcoming On December 31, 2008, the Government of Botswana gazetted the Media Practitioners Law, to which it had assented on December 22, even though legislators had sought to amend it, and it had been expected to undergo On January 19, 2009, at a stakeholders' workshop held by the Independent Electoral Commission, politicians representing several Botswanan constituencies unanimously adopted a draft code of conduct in anticipation of preparations for the country's 2009 general election.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540971_text