Niren Tolsi is a senior journalist with the Mail & Guardian. His areas of interest include social justice; citizen mobilisation and state violence; protest; the constitution and the constitutional court and football.
KZN judge president Chiman Patel is retiring early, amid racial divisions in the province.
Crimen injuria charges against KZN judge president Chiman Patel have been dropped - but not before a farcical sequence of events took place in court.
Vested interests have conspired to keep the truth about the Marikana massacre buried and the curse of unchecked mining goes on.
Judge Edwin Cameron is a man of courage who believes in the Constitution and a charitable state
The influence of the judiciary on the executive has proved less of a priority than in past interviews
The city responds to questions from the M&G about street trader evictions.
Removing traders – and not much else – has done very little to improve Jo'burg's inner city conditions.
President Jacob Zuma may appeal an order forcing him to hand over a report on the 2002 Zim elections to the M&G.
No legal complaint has been lodged against judges from the Free State Bench who solicited specialist legal advice about cases before them.
High-handed evictions in Jo'burg's inner city have condemned the street traders and their families to penury.