ConCourt judges Bess Nkabinde and Chris Jafta have, in an unprecedented move, raised a constitutional objection to the Judicial Conduct Committee.
The Judicial Service Committee has recommended seven women to various positions on the Bench, in an attempt to aid gender transformation.
The Judicial Service Commission has rejected reports that it ignored a complaint by litigants against Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke.
Chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has taken the lead with rigorous and focused questions on transformation of the Judicial Service Commission.
Despite conceding that the John Hlophe tribunal faces a difficult road ahead, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the integrity of the JSC is unshaken.
Out of four women candidates, the Judicial Service Commission has appointed one for the single position on the Western Cape Bench.
Constitutional Court judges Chris Jafta and Bess Nkabinde have asked to be excused from appearing and testifying at Judge John Hlophe's tribunal.
When the country's top judges of our land are divided, then the very credibility of our judicial system is also at stake.
The judges body needs introspection as it prepares for interviews for vacant positions.
The tribunal into judicial misconduct by Cape Judge President John Hlophe heard that any more delays in proceedings would undermine public confidence.
A Democratic Alliance MP has proposed changes to the law to improve the quality of the judiciary.
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe will face a tribunal in September to deal with allegations of gross misconduct, reports the Cape Times.
The Helen Suzman Foundation claims that the JSC is not giving equal consideration to all factors in recommending which judges to appoint.
President Jacob Zuma has confirmed the appointment of more female judges after an uproar over the lack of gender transformation in the judiciary.
Judge Dennis Davis's article is part of the controversy precipitated by the most recent appointment of judges by the JSC, writes George Devenish.
African women make up less than 1% of the senior counsel in the legal profession in South Africa, a study has shown.
Former Judicial Service Commission official Izak Smuts has suggested the idea of merit when it comes to making judicial appointments is "offensive".
Judge Nigel Willis is advised not to read further if he wishes to maintain his Friday good humour.
Two criteria are crucial: Judges must be fit and proper, and the Bench must reflect demographics.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has lashed out at critics of the JSC’s selection methods during the opening of the 18th Commonwealth Law Conference.