Liberalism is under siege and needs to reach a compromise with other ideologies to survive, says Richard Calland.
Judges have a duty to review decisions not to prosecute - even in potentially contentious cases, writes Richard Calland.
The question hanging over her is not just about personal oversight, but political partisanship.
What if we took women's rights seriously? Richard Calland imagines a dream-team executive that could deal with it
The snail's-pace progress of the Farlam and Seriti commissions undermines public accountability.
Richard Calland lets us in on an imaginary conversation in the president's office which reveals Zuma's real conflicts of interest.
There's blood on the floor after Guptagate, and the powerful justice minister Jeff Radebe has to mop it up.
The premedidated assault on the ANC's legitimacy is a risk calculated with the born-frees in mind, writes Richard Calland.
It is not so much race that determines appointment to judicial office, it is obedience, writes Richard Calland.
The news of the closure of Idasa, the Institute for Democracy in Africa, has shocked many as it always seemed so strong, well run and well resourced.