Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has lashed out at critics of the JSC’s selection methods during the opening of the 18th Commonwealth Law Conference.
The Judicial Service Commission announced Dennis Davis’s tenure as head of the Competition Appeals Court would be extended for a further five years.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has requested an answer on the urgency of debating a motion of no confidence in Jacob Zuma before December 7.
Judge president John Hlophe has complained to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng that two senior advocates gave him an ultimatum to go on special leave.
The JSC will speak with advocate Jeremy Gauntlett, who was overlooked in bench interviews, before it decides whether to give reasons for its decision.
As expected, the recent hearings of the Judicial Service Commission again cast the spotlight on the criteria for judicial appointment.
Mogoeng Mogeong has said the courts play a role in peace in the country and that there will be radical paradigm shift in judicial practise.