Jeremy Gauntlett

 

Black lawyers' body backs JSC on Hlophe

Staff Reporter

The lawful decision by the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) not to continue its inquiry into Cape Judge President John Hlophe has upset some people, the Black Lawyers' Association (BLA) said on Tuesday. "It's an outcome they don't like," BLA president Henry Msimang said.

Cape advocates say Hlophe must quit

Staff Reporter

Nine senior advocates from the Cape Bar, some of them former acting judges, have publicly called on Cape Judge President John Hlophe to quit. "We believe that there cannot be public confidence in the continuation in office now of Judge Hlophe," they said in a letter published on Tuesday.