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Prejudiced private sector holds no brief for black counsel
Prejudiced private sector holds no brief for black counsel
Richard Spoor, the lead attorney representing victims of silicosis who worked for the mining industry (and who are likely exclusively black),...
Black lawyers defend NPA boss Nxasana
Black lawyers defend NPA boss Nxasana
The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) on Monday said it was disturbed by a call for National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi...
Interrogating the judges
Interrogating the judges
Several tight contests for vacant positions are expected when the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) sits in Cape Town's International Convention...
JSC begins to grasp the meaning of a non-racial judiciary
JSC begins to grasp the meaning of a non-racial judiciary
The first Judicial Service Com­mission (JSC) meeting under new Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng was not without its share of interest and possibilities for the better. During the proceedings, Mogoeng questioned the role of black judges who are elevated to office and then contribute...
Black lawyers say Lekota a 'threat' to empowerment
Black lawyers say Lekota a 'threat' to empowerment
The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) expressed concern on Wednesday over new Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota's statement on affirmative action,...
'Law Society dispute an issue of governance, not race'
'Law Society dispute an issue of governance, not race'
Anyone who believes the recent conflict between lawyers belonging to the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) is racially motivated is...
Black lawyers want judges to step down
Black lawyers want judges to step down
While the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) waits for the Constitutional Court to decide if it intends pursuing a complaint against Cape Town Judge...
'It's not about race'
'It's not about race'
Advocates for Transformation this week reacted to the John Hlophe uproar by rejecting calls for his suspension pending the Judicial Service...
'Can't have JSC fiddling' on Hlophe
'Can't have JSC fiddling' on Hlophe
The General Council of the Bar (GCB), representing most of the country's advocates, on Tuesday added its voice to calls for Cape Judge President...

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