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Paul Hoffman

Paul Hoffman

    Justice delayed is justice denied
    Justice delayed is justice denied
    JUDICIARY
    Three years after Marikana the legal fraternity still bristles with accusations of bias
    Three years after Marikana the legal fraternity still bristles with accusations of bias
    Dumisa Ntsebeza SC is completely offside to suggest a pro-Zuma bias on the part of retired judge of appeal in his report of the Farlam commission of...
    Compromised cadres cripple NPA directors
    Compromised cadres cripple NPA directors
    It is remarkable that advocate Vusi Pikoli should feature in the news in 2015 in two related historical matters. First: the bugging of his offices in...
    Dramat's exit demands an investigation
    Dramat's exit demands an investigation
    It is now, at long last, official. Anwa Dramat, the head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks), has resigned from the...
    An odd allergy in the judiciary
    An odd allergy in the judiciary
    Faranaaz Veriava is quite right to draw attention to the apparent judicial allergy to the granting of supervision orders or “structural interdicts”, as lawyers like to call them (“A...
    Taking remedial action is part of Madonsela's arsenal
    Taking remedial action is part of Madonsela's arsenal
    It is reported by Rapule Tabane in the latest edition of the Mail & Guardian that the public protector, advocate Thuli Madonsela,...
    The way to economic empowerment in SA
    The way to economic empowerment in SA
    A lot of hot air has been generated around the Democratic Alliance's tortured gyrations concerning its position on the Employment Equity...
    Council of provinces slips from Luthuli House's grip
    Council of provinces slips from Luthuli House's grip
    Legislation approved by the larger National Assembly, or lower house, is referred to the National Council of Provinces  before usually being...