Is a cause list ?
It is a schedule/ programme of how cases planned for hearing or mention before a particular court.
Pro bono/pauper brief?
It is a case that is conducted by a volunteer advocate at nominal or no cost at all.
- If you cannot afford an advocate, you can request the court to appoint one for you at state expense.
- The court will inquire into your circumstance to satisfy itself of two things before appointing an advocate for you
- That you are unable to afford a lawyer
- That you may suffer injustice if you are not represented by a lawyer