03 Sep: H 45/19: Applicant Closing Statement

* Edward Mafadza, Maureen Chauke, Kgositoi Sedupane, Kgaogelo Makgoba, CRL Rights Commission, Vinolia Mashwayi, Khulisiwe Sithole, Craig Lucas, Legal Practice Council, Kathleen Dlepu, JS Grobler, Frank Dorey, P Arnold-Mfusi, T Leope
* 03 Sep: H 45/19: LJ Closing Statement, Pro Se Set Down Proceedings.
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

EASTERN CIRCUIT LOCAL DIVISION OF THE WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT; HELD AT GEORGE, SOUTH AFRICA

Case H 45/19

In the matter between:

Lara Johnson Applicant
and
CRL Rights Commission 1st Respondent
Legal Practice Council 2nd Respondent

APPLICANT CLOSING STATEMENT

 

[1] Applicant Requests the following relief, as documented in Notice of Motion: Application for Referral to Mediation and Reply Affidavit documentation:

[1] CRLRC: CRL Rights Commission:

[A] An Order confirming Applicants Ecology of Peace cultural membership. [§ 2. Order]

[B] Alternatively: The respondent be ordered to provide the requested information[1]. [§ 3. In Forma Pauperis Affidavit]

[1.2] LPC: Legal Practice Council:

[A] An Order confirming Applicants efforts to find legal representation in accordance with her Ecology of Peace cultural values, and recommendations for Assistance of Counsel / Standby Counsel legal services assistance. [§ 2. Order]

[B] Alternatively: The respondent be ordered to provide the requested information[2]. [§ 3. In Forma Pauperis Affidavit]

[2] Order:

[2.1] Applicants draft order can be found in 12 Aug 2019 Filing: Applicant Reply Affidavit: Annex A: Order[3].

[3] In Forma Pauperis Affidavit

[3.1] The Applicant requests appointment of In Forma Pauperis Counsel and/or Standby Counsel: If there are no lawyers willing to legally represent her in a capacity of representation of counsel in accordance to her Ecology of Peace cultural values; the court appoint assistance / standby counsel[4]; if the respondents counsel’s legal strategy is to focus not on the evidentiary merits of the case, but on legal formal court procedure technicalities; to enable applicant to represent herself in accordance to her cultural values, with assistance of a standby counsel to ensure that her documentation is in accordance to legal formatting requirements.

[3.2] Applicants In Forma Pauperis Affidavit can be found in 12 August 2019 Filing: Applicant Reply Affidavit: Annex B: In Forma Pauperis Affidavit[5].

 

___________________________________ ___________________________________
Signed EoP Oath[6]: 23 Sep 2017[7]: LJ[8]
Applicant: Lara Johnson, Pro Se
PO Box 5042, George East, 6539
Cel: 071 170 1954
Date Filed:
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[1] Filing 18 Feb 2019: Application for Referral to Mediation: Para 1:
[1.1] Request CRL Rights Commission clarify what information they require from applicant in order to confirm in writing applicants Ecology of Peace cultural membership

[2]  Filing 18 Feb 2019: Application for Referral to Mediation: Para 2:
[2.1] Does the Legal Practice Council know of any lawyers who would be willing to legally represent an individual who is a member of an Ecology of Peace culture?

[2.2] Does the Legal Practice Council know if there are any lawyers in South Africa who would be willing to represent applicant in a capacity of Assistance of Counsel / Standby Counsel?:

[2.3] Request the Legal Practice Council issue a short factual statement confirming the results of aforementioned request, confirming that the applicant’s efforts to find a lawyer in South Africa willing to legally represent her in a capacity of (a) representation of counsel in accordance to her cultural values; or (b) assistance / standby counsel; to enable applicant to represent herself in accordance to her cultural values, but with assistance of a standby counsel to ensure that my documentation is in accordance to legal formatting requirements?.

[3] Filing 12 Aug 2019: Reply Affidavit: Annexure A: Order [pp.01/23]: Enclosures: (a) Ecology of Peace Sincere Peacenik / Honourable Warrior Culture values [pp.16]; (b) EoP Axis Oaths: (i) 19 April 2019 SQWorms Ecology of Peace Policy Statement [pp.01]; 19 Sep 2017: Lara Johnson Responsible Freedom Oath [pp.05].

[4] Assistance / Standby Counsel provide technical tactical assistance to individuals representing themselves Pro Se. Assistance/Stand by counsel peruse the applications and/or pleadings; to ensure that documents filed – affidavits, applications etc – are technically correct in accordance to court procedure requirements; to avoid (a) wasting the courts time; and/or (b) opposing counsel requesting the case be dismissed or thrown out of court on a legal technicality, such as incorrectly formatted, filed, or signed legal documents. Standby counsel are generally used by activist minded individuals who have legal reform strategies that lawyers may be reluctant to pursue at all or to pursue passionately.

[5] Filing 12 Aug 2019: Reply Affidavit: Annexure B: In Forma Pauperis Affidavit [pp.03] and Enclosures [pp.08]: Lara Johnson and Clive and Ann Johnstone Settlement Agreement [pp.08] .

[6] http://eop-nwo-sco.tygae.org.za/eop-axis-milnec-evac/eop-axis-oath/              archive.is/Yv2t3

[7] http://eop-miled-clerk.tygae.org.za/2017/09/23-sep-iaea-dgamano/       http://archive.fo/NrdRC

[8] http://eop-axis-oath.tygae.org.za/pdf/za/17-09-19_WC-Grg_Johnstone-Lara.pdf

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