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Paul Hoffman

Paul Hoffman

    Justice delayed is justice denied
    Justice delayed is justice denied
    Inordinate delays to urgent litigation that is in the public interest must be reduced, if not eliminated, writes Paul Hoffman.
    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
    Far from excoriating the report and defaming its author, Dumisa Ntsebeza ought to show some gratitude for its findings.
    Compromised cadres cripple NPA directors
    Compromised cadres cripple NPA directors
    Two news stories highlight ongoing political meddling that subverts the rule of law.
    Dramat's exit demands an investigation
    Dramat's exit demands an investigation
    The public has every right to know why the head of the Hawks resigned and what the terms were.
    An odd allergy in the judiciary
    An odd allergy in the judiciary
    The judiciary is quite right to be reluctant to tell government in its judgments what to do or what not to do.
    Taking remedial action is part of Madonsela's arsenal
    Taking remedial action is part of Madonsela's arsenal
    The power of the public protector to "take appropriate remedial action" goes far beyond merely speaking truth to power, writes Paul Hoffman.
    The way to economic empowerment in SA
    The way to economic empowerment in SA
    The inequalities of the past cannot simply be swept aside at the stroke of a legislative pen, writes Paul Hoffman.
    Council of provinces slips from Luthuli House's grip
    Council of provinces slips from Luthuli House's grip
    Some political observers are cynical about the role of Parliament in general, and in particular when it comes to the National Council of Provinces.