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Interrogating the judges

Niren Tolsi

The Judicial Service Commission that selects judges has been set for scrutinisation as a number of vacancies remain, leaving vacuums in SA's courts.

Interrogating the judges

'Can't have JSC fiddling' on Hlophe

Staff Reporter

The General Council of the Bar, representing most of the country's advocates, on Tuesday added its voice to calls for Cape Judge President John Hlophe to step down. Chairperson Jannie Eksteen said if Hlophe did not voluntarily go on leave, the minister of justice or the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) "must see how that can be facilitated as a matter of urgency".